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JoAnn Falletta – Conductor & Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

The Iconic JoAnn Falletta, Music Director of Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Discusses Her Full Circle Journey

Multiple GRAMMY-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta serves as Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director Laureate of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Brevard Music Center, and Conductor Laureate of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. She was recently named one of the “Fifty Great Conductors”, past and present, by Gramophone Magazine, and has been hailed by the Washington Post for having “Toscanini’s tight control over ensemble, Walter’s affectionate balancing of inner voices, Stokowski’s gutsy showmanship, and a controlled frenzy worthy of Bernstein.” As Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic, Falletta became the first woman to lead a major American orchestra. FOR MORE

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