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What: Join the Friends of Italy Society for a very special lunch with renowned Maestro JoAnn Falletta.
In addition to sharing about her incredible experience as a world-class Conductor, Falletta will also offer insights on her Concert "Ocean Dreams." For lunch we'll enjoy a delicious special Sicilian menu prepared by Sabrina's in honor or Maestro Falletta's Sicilian heritage.
When: Friday March 31
Where: Sabrina's, 3036 Waialae Avenue
Cost: $45 for FOISOH Members; $60 for non-members
Born in New York City on February 27, 1954, she was raised in the borough of Queens in an Italian-American household. Falletta has won a number of conducting awards, including the Seaver/National Endowment for the Arts Conductors Award in 2002, the Stokowski Competition, the Toscanini Award, Ditson Award and Bruno Walter Award for conducting. She has also has received eleven awards from ASCAP for creative programming, as well as the American Symphony Orchestra League’s John S. Edwards Award she has championed the work of several contemporary American composers throughout her career, with an extensive repertoire of new works and over 100 world premieres to her creditIn 2013 Falletta was honored as one of the Library of Virginia's "Virginia Women in History".
To learn more about Falletta, we invite you to visit her website at www.joannfalletta.com.