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Forever Young—An Interview with JoAnn Falletta

June 1, 2009

JoAnn Falletta has been hailed by The New York Times as ‘one of the finest conductors of her generation’, while the Washington Post acclaimed her as 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’. She currently holds the positions of Music Director of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Advisor to the Honolulu Symphony, and generously took time out of her busy schedule to share her thoughts on several of her Naxos recordings, on working with the Buffalo Philharmonic and why the ‘crisis’ in classical music today is nothing new in this interview with Stephen Schafer.

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