Breaking: US conductor lands British orchestramain
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The Buffalo Philharmonic conductor JoAnn Falletta has been named chief conductor of the Ulster Orchestra, a post left vacant since Kenneth Montgomery’s retirement. JoAnn’s just the right kind of livewire to blow cobwebs off a band, and just the right kind of personality to spread sweetness and light across the north of Ireland. Here’s the first report, in the Belfast Telegraph.