“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), Florida Orchestra and Quebec City Symphony. 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

14
March

Symphony Tacoma

Symphony Tacoma

@ 7:30 pm at Pantages Theater

Piano, Ronaldo Rolim | Andrée: Intermezzo | Liszt: Piano Concerto No.2 | Beethoven Symphony No.5

Concert Preview: Symphony Tacoma Announces Season Opening Concert, ‘Rhapsody!’

Concert Preview: Symphony Tacoma Announces Season Opening Concert, ‘Rhapsody!’

Symphony Tacoma is delighted to announce the opening concert of its much-anticipated 2023-2024 season, a musical soirée that promises to captivate the audience and set the stage for a season of exceptional performances. Known for her dynamic and emotive conducting style, Music Director Sarah Ioannides will lead Symphony Tacoma through this captivating journey of musical diversity…

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