Music Director Fabio Luisi and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

“In a first for North Texas, Dallas Symphony will present a complete Wagner Ring Cycle” in the 2023-24 season, writes Scott Cantrell in Friday’s (3/10) Dallas Morning News. “In his fourth season as music director, Fabio Luisi comes to the cycle after winning a Grammy award for Metropolitan Opera recordings of two [Ring] operas…. There’s a good deal of new—and new to Dallas—music on the schedule. Four of five scheduled world premieres are by women: Anna Clyne, Jessie Montgomery, Victoria Vita Polevá and Southern Methodist University’s Xi Wang. Representing contemporary male composers will be Andrea Basevi and, in first Dallas performances of a DSO co-commission, Adolphus Hailstork’s JFK: The Last Speech…. It will be performed one month before the 60th anniversary of Kennedy’s assassination in Dallas. Ukrainian composers Polevá and Anna Korsun will be featured on a program advancing the DSO’s fifth annual Women in Classical Music Symposium…. New names in the guest conductor lineup include Tabita Berglund, Marie Jacquot, Dmitry Matvienko, Daniele Rustioni and Yutaka Sado….Soloists making DSO debuts include pianist Jeremy Denk, clarinetist Anthony McGill, trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth and mezzo [Isabel] Leonard…. The orchestra also will continue its digital concert series, Next Stage.”