The Metropolitan Opera’s Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi is Leaving for Florence’s Opera di Firenze


The Metropolitan Opera’s principal conductor Fabio Luisi is heading to a new post as the musical director at Florence’s Opera di Firenze and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino reports Opera News.

The position of music director is a new position at the Opera di Firenze created especially for Genoa native Fabio Luisi.

In 2015 New Yorkers were treated to a series of free outdoor Metropolitan Opera broadcasts that featured Fabio Luisi conducting the Metropolitan Opera.

Every Summer New Yorkers are treated to the free The Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series featuring Metropolitan Opera stars.