The North Carolina Symphony will help kick off Fourth of July festivities in the Port City Saturday night at UNCW’s Kenan Auditorium with a dynamic young guest conductor leading a program that taps American traditions from Broadway to Hollywood and from jazz to the immigrant experience in classical music. Sarah Ioannides, 39, is helming the orchestra for all of its holiday concerts. – Star News
Ioannides is a creative force behind two of America’s finest up-and-coming orchestras. Her engagements have spanned five continents.