JoAnn Falletta to receive Columbus Day honor

JoAnn Falletta, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra’s music director, can chalk up a lot of awards and achievements. On Columbus Day, though, she will receive an honor that strikes especially close to home.

Falletta is going to be honored by the Federation of Italian-American Societies of Western New York at their 107th Annual Columbus Day Dinner Gala, 6 p.m. Oct. 12 in Salvatore’s Italian Gardens.

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