“Unquestionable strength and authority”

– The New York Times

“A stunning performance”

– Cincinnati Enquirer

“Directed with panache”

– Gramophone Magazine

“Superb performance, impressive program”

– Chautauquan Daily

“Ravishing and authoratitive”

– Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester)

“A tremendous performance”

– Heilbronn Stimme

Sarah Ioannides, Music Director of Symphony Tacoma, conductor, producer and curator, connects with audiences and communities by creating innovative and collaborative orchestral projects and programs that are moving and relevant to today’s society.

Ioannides is recognized as one of the most inspiring and creative conductors today. She is active internationally as a guest conductor with orchestras such as the Tonkünstler, Orchestre Nationale de Lyon, Seattle Symphony (Untitled Series), Calgary Philharmonic and Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra. Sarah has recorded world premieres with the Royal Philharmonic, the Malmö Symphony and Nordic Chamber Orchestra. 

A coach and mentor for many young musicians and conductors, she is Artistic Director of Cascade Conducting and Composing, and coaches for The Curtis Institute of Music’s Mentor Network. Sarah Ioannides is in demand as guest speaker, presenter and conductor for institutions, organizations, conservatories and universities.

A coach and mentor for many young musicians and conductors, she is Artistic Director of Cascade Conducting and Composing, and coaches for The Curtis Institute of Music’s Mentor Network. Sarah Ioannides is in demand as guest speaker, presenter and conductor for institutions, organizations, conservatories and universities.

“The other big discovery was guest conductor Sarah Ioannides…vigorous, solid, and with an unusually vibrant sonority. Her programming ideas were provocative”

 

-David Patrick Stearns, Philadelphia Enquirer

Sarah Ioannides-Director of Symphony Tacoma

What’s New

27
January

Santa Fe Pro Musica

Santa Fe Pro Musica

at Santa Fe Pro Musica

Tenor, Nicolas Phan | de Falla: El amor brujo “Danza ritual del Fuego” | Kernis: Earth (World Premiere) | Bologne: Symphony No. 2 in D Major | Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385 “Haffner”

25
February

Symphony Tacoma

Symphony Tacoma

at Pantages Theater

Britten: Four Sea Interludes (with multimedia produced by Sarah) | Tacoma Method:  Suite (World Premiere) | Brahms Symphony No.4

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