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El Paso Times: Orchestra Conductor Ioannides to Exit After Next Season by Dough Pullen

Conductor and music director Sarah Ioannides announced Tuesday that she will leave the El Paso Symphony Orchestra after the 2010-11 season, her sixth with the organization….

We were in need of some new ideas, which she brought,” Gibson said.

They included last season’s performance of Holst’s “The Planets,” which featured video footage from NASA’s Hubble telescope. She also programmed Chinese composer Tan Dun’s “Water Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra.” It included water vessels used as percussion.

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