Fabio Luisi’s a busy man. The 2013-2014 season finds him conducting operas at Zurich, the Met and La Scala, as well as giving countless concerts throughout the world.In his second season as General Music Director of the Zurich Opera, Luisi premieres new productions of Fidelio and Aida, with revivals of La straniera, Les contes d’Hoffmann, and Don Carlo with René … [Read more...] about Get on your running shoes to catch up with Fabio Luisi
Montauk, Nuit Sur La Mer ©2012 by Barbara Luisi This blog doesn't hide the fact that it is a fan of Barbara Luisi's work. Her photos are strong and intensely personal.In the Jumieges Abbey in France an important exhibition called l'Eau et les Rêves (Water and Dreams) is underway, and includes photography by distinguished artists such as the Frenchman Alain Fleischer and … [Read more...] about Photographer Barbara Luisi astounds in Water and Dreams
Photographer Barbara Luisi has a good Italian name, though she's German and largely lives in New York.The 'Luisi' surname comes from her husband, Fabio, who is the Principal Conductor at the Metropolitan Opera, which explains why she now spends a good amount of time in the Big Apple. However, she also has a home in Camogli, a small town on the Ligurian coast, not far from … [Read more...] about Barbara Luisi’s exhibition of ‘Glowing Night, Artificial Lights’ photography goes on display in New York
Barbara Luisi was, no is, a violinist, but her passion for photography has taken over and her hobby has become her major activity. Though she begun studying the violin at 9 in her home town, Munich, she also started photography at a relatively young age, experimenting with her first Leica at 17.Luisi worked with orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic, Orchestre du … [Read more...] about Behind every great woman is a great man: the man being conductor Fabio Luisi and the woman his photographer wife Barbara
Fabio Luisi is moving to New York. He and his wife, Barbara Luisi, a former violinist and now a photographer, and their 13-year-old son are moving to New York in May, to an apartment on West 96th Street.Luisi has reduced his schedule at the Vienna Symphony and declined to extend his contract as chief conductor past the 2012-13 season. “The orchestra needs someone new, … [Read more...] about Fabio Luisi’s moving house – but will Jimmy Levine be moving out?