Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Celebrates 25 Years with JoAnn Falletta

This year, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) has every reason to celebrate as they mark the 25th anniversary of JoAnn Falletta’s tenure as Music Director. Taking on this pivotal role in 1999, Falletta achieved a historic milestone by becoming the first woman to lead a major American orchestra, a momentous step forward in the world of classical music.

As the BPO embarks on this anniversary season, it promises a lineup of symphonic works, guest performers, and special events that pay tribute to Falletta’s dedication and passion for music. The celebration begins with a spectacular performance this Saturday, featuring the renowned violinist Gil Shaham in Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto and Mussorgsky’s

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