Interview

JoAnn Falletta

* JoAnn Talks About the Discovery of Marcel Tyberg’s Scores
* KUSC Talks with JoAnn About Her Recent Recordings
* JoAnn Falletta on Cover of Time for Kids
* MPR talks with JoAnn about Gershwin
* CBS Sunday Morning Interview of JoAnn Still Rings True Today
* Buffalo News Inteview with JoAnn Falletta
* Virginia’s AltDaily interviews JoAnn in December 2011
* Gramophone interviews JoAnn on her new role with the Ulster Orchestra
* Buffalo Success Story: JoAnn Falletta - WGRZ
* WHRO TV Interviews JoAnn and Does a Perspective on “20 Years of Magic with the Virginia Symphony”
* WHRO TV Interviews JoAnn and Does a Perspective on “20 Years of Magic with the Virginia Symphony”
* Vivien Schweitzer Interviews JoAnn for Gramophone
* Woman At Work - JoAnn Falletta Talks With Jeremy Siepmann
* Norfolk Perspectives television interview and performance with JoAnn Falletta and Friends
* WBFO’s Joyce Kryszak talks with Music Director JoAnn Falletta about the Buffalo Philharmonic’s 75th Anniversary
* JoAnn speaks with Chris Felcyn of Detroit’s WRCJ-FM about the making of The Red Violin
* Interview Archive
JoAnn Falletta
Photo: Jim Bush

 
JoAnn Talks About the Discovery of Marcel Tyberg’s Scores
 
Listen as JoAnn talks about the remarkable efforts of Dr. Mihich to preserve Marcel Tyberg’s scores following Tyberg's death in the Holocaust and her view on the beauty and importance of his music.
 



 
KUSC Talks with JoAnn About Her Recent Recordings
 
Listen as Jim Svedja, host and producer of the syndicated radio series The Record Shelf, which is carried by public radio stations across the nation, interviews JoAnn for KUSC Classical Radio in California discussing JoAnn’s recent recordings.
 


 
Time for Kids JoAnn Falletta on Cover of Time for Kids
 
JoAnn is the cover story in the March 2013 edition of Time for Kids. The weekly classroom news magazine is distributed in print and electronically to students in grades 2 - 8 across the country and the world. In the story, which ran during Women’s History Month, JoAnn inspires students to reach for a career in the arts by talking about her own journey to the podium.
 
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MPR talks with JoAnn about Gershwin
 
Julie Amacher of Minnesota Public Radio talks with JoAnn about her new Gershwin disc featuring the Buffalo Philharmonic and pianist Orion Weiss performing Rhapsody No. 2, which JoAnn calls “lyrical, evocative, jazzy, filled with pizzazz, very difficult, and one of the great pieces in our American repertoire”. Noting that JoAnn is “one of America’s busiest conductors”, Julie also talks with JoAnn about her busy schedule in Buffalo, Virginia and Ulster.
 
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CBS Sunday Morning Interview of JoAnn Still Rings True Today
 
A recently released YouTube video of Eugenia Zukerman interviewing JoAnn on CBS Sunday Morning from the 1990’s is fascinating, not only in seeing JoAnn as an emerging talent, but also in hearing her views on the world of music. Watch to learn more about JoAnn’s early role in advocating the power of the arts, and making the public more aware of the crucial role of women in classical music as conductors, composers and orchestral musicians.
 



 
Buffalo News Inteview with JoAnn Falletta
 
In a wide-ranging interview with Emily DeRoo in the Buffalo News in April, 2012, JoAnn Falletta reflects on her career in Buffalo, her role as a musical ambassador, overseas and her philosophy and vision for classical music.
 
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Virginia’s AltDaily interviews JoAnn in December 2011
 
JoAnn shares some of her most personal feelings about being a conductor in this December 2011 interview with AltDaily.
 
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Gramophone interviews JoAnn on her new role with the Ulster Orchestra
Gramophone: November 2011 Podcast
 
Gramophone editor-in-chief James Jolly hosts November’s podcast and interviews JoAnn Falletta who has recently taken over the helm of the Ulster Orchestra.
 
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Buffalo Success Story: JoAnn Falletta - WGRZ
 
JoAnn talks to Rich Kellman about the succcess of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra under her leadership.
 
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JoAnn talks with John Clare at Round Top in July 2011
 
JoAnn talks with John Clare at Round Top in July 2011 about the Rouse Flute Concerto, Don Juan, the Elgar Variations and the music of Daron Hagen, her upcoming guest conducting, and her philosophy on the importance of maintaining artistic excellence and reaching out to the community as orchestras meet the challenges facing them today.
 
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WHRO TV Interviews JoAnn and Does a Perspective on “20 Years of Magic with the Virginia Symphony”
 
Cathy Lewis, host of WHRO TV’s What Matters program talks with JoAnn about her 20 years leading the Virginia Symphony, including thoughts from the VSO musicians, board members and others who have performed and worked with JoAnn.
 


 
Vivien Schweitzer Interviews JoAnn for Gramophone
March, 2011   Gramophone Digital Edition
 
Gramophone Magazine features an interview with JoAnn Falletta in their March 2011 issue. Vivien Schweitzer talks with JoAnn about the Buffalo Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary events, building on the legacies of her predecessors, meeting the challenges of maintaining artistic excellence during economically challenging times, and her goals and vision for the future of the Buffalo Philharmonic.
 
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Woman At Work - JoAnn Falletta Talks With Jeremy Siepmann
February 23, 2011
 
Jeremy Siepmann’s conversation with JoAnn Falletta is featured on the Naxos site. JoAnn and Jeremy talk about her experiences as one of the first major female conductors, and the importance of promoting and mentoring women on the podium, as composers and as musicians. They also talk about JoAnn’s upcoming Naxos releases with the Buffalo Philharmonic, including Josef Suk’s Fairy Tale and the music of Duke Ellington.
 
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Norfolk Perspectives television interview and performance with JoAnn Falletta and Friends
 
JoAnn Falletta talks with Bob Batcher, host of Norfolk Perspectives, and peforms chamber music by Astor Piazzola and Leonard Bernstein for guitar, flute and clarinet with Robert Alemany and Debra Wendells Cross.
 


 
WBFO’s Joyce Kryszak Talks With Music Director JoAnn Falletta About The Buffalo Philharmonic’s 75th Anniversary
 
WBFO’s Joyce Kryszak talks with music director JoAnn Falletta about the Buffalo Philharmonic’s 75th anniversary, including the special CD collection—and reminiscing about the BPO.
 
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JoAnn speaks with Chris Felcyn of Detroit’s WRCJ-FM about the making of The Red Violin
 
JoAnn Falletta speaks with Chris Felcyn of Detroit’s WRCJ-FM about the making of The Red Violin recording for Naxos, the BPO’s 75th anniversary, and how the people of Buffalo and Detroit are similar in embracing their orchestras during good times and bad.