Maestro Ponti Tourism Event
The 2017 Tourism Luncheon and Hall of Fame Award’s Keynote Speaker is Maestro Raffaele Ponti, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra and Music Director and Conductor of Florida’s Charlotte Symphony Orchestra. Award winning Italian-American Conductor Raffaele Livio Ponti is an artist of dynamic personality, charismatic performances, and superb musicianship. His trademark is the breadth of his vision, the clarity of his interpretation, and the rich beauty of his sound. He has earned awards as well as praise from media outlets and concert-goers from across the country. He is currently the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, Music Director and Conductor of Florida’s Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and Visiting Instructor in Orchestral Studies and Director of the FIU Symphony Orchestra at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.