Fabio Luisi extends contract with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra
(Credit: Monika Rittershaus)
The Danish National Symphony Orchestra has announced that it will extend the contract of its conductor Fabio Luisi until 2026.
Luisi will conduct the Danish National Symphony Orchestra’s season opener on September 3, 2020 in a concert featuring soprano Elsa Dreisig and mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Kulman in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 2.
“With Fabio Luisi at the helm, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra has experienced enormous artistic development, and at the same time has seen a very unique climate of collaboration that radiates far beyond the stage. It is above all to the great joy of our loyal audience, but at the same time, the collaboration with Fabio Luisi has raised the Orchestra to the top of the international league, ”said Kim Bohr, General Director and Artistic Advisor. of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, in a statement.
Luisi is the general musical director of the Opernhaus Zürich and the musical director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Previously, the Italian maestro held the positions of conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker and conductor of the Staatskapelle Dresden.