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Sarah Ioannides takes the orchestra to new heights of skill and nuance

A nearly full crowd showed up to watch Sarah Ioannides…blaze her way through an audition concert that combined sterling precision with deep nuanced expression. Conducting mostly from memory the British native showed obvious rapport with the orchestra, who were following as one her encouraging but uncompromising direction…her precision and thought-out structure was impressive. Through-out all, Ioannides coaxed and commanded multifaceted nuance with almost balletic grace…she had the Tacoma symphony playing to the hilt, and the standing audience along with her – The News Tribune, Tacoma

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