Fabio Luisi to become music director of the Dallas Symphony

Jun 06, 2018 453


Fabio Luisi has been hired as music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra starting with the 2020-21 season. The 59-year-old Italian will conduct a concert next spring and become music director designate for the 2019-20 season, the orchestra said Monday. He agreed to a contract through the 2023-24 season.

Luisi will become just the fourth music director for the Dallas Symphony in more than four decades after Eduardo Mata (1977-93), Andrew Litton (1994-2006) and Jaap van Zweden (2008-18), who starts as music director of the New York Philharmonic next season. After conducting the Dallas Symphony for the first time in 2002, Luisi did not return until this March.

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SOURCE: https://www.houstonchronicle.com

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