We asked Ioannides to put down her baton and tell us a little about her life.
Q: What can we look forward to at the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra?
A: We are doing “Water Passion After St. Matthew.” Water Passion is literally a piece using water as an instrument. We are also doing a U.S. premier of Django Reinhardt’s music … (with) Grammy award winners (and) local talent. We are going to expand our classics programs to Gig Harbor.