Friday, October 14, 2011

Checking in With the Maestros: Luisi, Tate and Luisotti

I Maestri: Fabio Luisi, Jeffrey Tate, Nicola Luisotti
Check out three articles on conductors dominating the opera scene these days. First up is an interview with Fabio Luisi by NY1. In the video interview he discusses his new role at the MET and the composer with which he opened the season: Mozart. Click here to check out the interview. Next up is longtime veteran of symphonic concerts and opera performances Jeffrey Tate. In an interview with the Guardian, the maestro discusses returning to Covent Garden, where he was the first person to hold the title of principal conductor, to lead Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer. Click here to read the interview which also contains an audio clip as well. Lastly, the San Francisco Examiner meets up with Nicola Luisotti, opera director of the San Francisco Opera, to talk about conducting Don Giovanni, how San Francisco reminds him of Tuscany and the recent death of friend Salvatore Licitra. Click here to read the article in full.

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