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Dec 2023

A Conversation With Fernanda Lastra of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra music. By journalist and musician Jeff Miers

Today on Why Music Matters, I spend some time with Fernanda Lastra of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Nov 2023

BPO extends contract with Fernanda Lastra with promotion to Assistant Conductor, Diversity Fellow

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is delighted to announce the contract extension & promotion of Fernanda Lastra.


May 2023

Alum connects with community as Conductor Diversity Fellow at Buffalo Philharmonic


May 2023

BPO Summer Series brings live music to neighborhoods across Western NY

BPO Conductor Diversity Fellow Fernanda Lastra will conduct many of this summer's performances.


Jan 2023

BPO Announces 23-24 Season


New Season Pays Homage to the Diverse Musical Tastes of WNY, the Power of Music and JoAnn Falletta’s 25th Season as MD

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Nov 2022

Fernanda Lastra | Conducting with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Buffalo-Toronto Public Media NPR

Marty Wimmer gets to know the talented and charming Fernanda Lastra in this WNED-Classical Interview.

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Sep 2022

Fernanda Lastra conducting BPO as the orchestra's diversity fellow in Wednesday concert

Lastra, from Argentina, is the first Latina to hold the diversity fellow position for the BPO.

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Aug 2022

Fernanda Lastra: el compromiso artistico de una gran directora.MusicaClasicaBA

Fernanda Lastra es una de las referentes musicalaes de la última década, Con ella hablamos sobre su carrera y futuro.

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Jul 2022

Fernanda Lastra, directora de orquesta: “Sin expansión, sin inclusión, no hay crecimiento posible”


Jun 2022

Fernanda Lastra dirige a la Orquesta Nacional de Música Argentina

Con dirección de Fernanda Lastra, la Orquesta Nacional de Música Argentina realiza un nuevo concierto


Feb 2022

Musical tribute to Washington coming to Augustana in April

Aaron Dworkin will perform his spoken-word composition, “The American Rhapsody,” with Fernanda Lastra.

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Aug 2021

New music faculty excited to get started


New to the music faculty is Director of Orchestras Fernanda Lastra, who was born and raised in Mar del Plata, Argentina.

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Jun 2020

Un ciclo de cinco video-entrevistas en vivo  realizadas por la directora de orquesta Fernanda Lastra.

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Sep 2017

Honing their craft: Two music students attend conducting workshop in Bulgaria

Penn State School of Music students Fernanda Lastra, and Tim Farrand.

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