Profile: Maestro Fabio Luisi

Clip: Season 2012 Episode 80 | 5m 45s

This spring the Metropolitan Opera is preparing to undertake the monumental task of presenting Wagner’s Ring Cycle. It’s a daunting project, but one that has been placed in the hands of conductor Fabio Luisi. Earlier this season he was named the Met’s Principal Conductor. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at Maestro Luisi as he prepares for this exciting challenge.

Aired: 03/29/12

Rating: NR

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