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An Open Letter to JoAnn Falletta

An Open Letter to JoAnn Falletta

By Tom Robotham   Dear JoAnn, It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since you and I put down roots in Hampton Roads. That’s right—I don’t know whether you remember this, but you and I both moved to Norfolk in 1991. The timing was fortuitous. When I moved here from New York City, I

JoAnn Falletta to Remain with Virginia Symphony Orchestra Through 2021

  Virginia Symphony officials today announced that JoAnn Falletta’s contract has been extended for an additional five years, and she will remain at the helm of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra through the 2020 – 21 season. Falletta, already the longest-tenured Music Director in the history of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, received this unprecedented contract extension

Symphony Marks 25th Season with Falletta

By Montague Gammon III The Virginia Symphony Orchestra marks its 25th year under the baton of JoAnn Falletta with a Classics Series that touches, in each concert, on high points of her quarter century as its Music Director. From Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, which she conducted as her audition piece when she was being considered