Women's History Spotlight: JoAnn Falletta

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JoAnn Falletta Courtesy of the artist
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Conductor JoAnn Falletta was appointed music director of the Buffalo Philharmonic in 1993 — the first female conductor to lead a major American ensemble. The Buffalo Philharmonic is now one of the most recorded orchestras in the United States. Falletta is regularly invited to guest conduct orchestras all over the world, and has premiered more than 100 new works.