Sarah Ioannides - 2015-16 Season in Imagery

During the 2015/16 season Sarah Ioannides, conducted 22 unique programs around the world.

- Highlights in include: 

  • Seasons as Music Director of the Tacoma Symphony and Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra 
  • Debuts as a guest conductor of the Tonkunstler Orchestra, the Tulsa Symphony, the Yale Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of the Dominican Republic, the Transylvanian State Philharmonic Orchestra 
  • 2 performances of Tan Dun’s Water Passion in both Tacoma and Athens, Greece
  • 2 Sibelius Symphonies with Yale Philharmonia, a world premier recording, coaching conductors at her alma mater: the Curtis Institute of Music See More
  • Creating a unique film & art tour to accompany Milhaud's La Creation du Monde with director Brad McCombs for live performance with Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra and in partnership with Cincinnati Art Museum. Read More

"Sierra: Wonderful and Electrifying" 
On the eve of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra’s August 27 world premiere of Caribbean Rhapsody’s new chamber orchestra version, conductor Sarah Ioannides shared some thoughts  “It began about 15 months ago with a wonderful performance I heard..."

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For the second year running, the Ioannides Hartman kids attended school in three cities (check the article below on how to juggle work and family in tri-coastal states)

Watch "A Day with Tacoma Symphony Conductor" in this video and article by Rosemary Ponnekanti of The Tacoma Tribune!

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Water Passion proves the Tacoma Symphony's musical chops and vitality.

March 30, 2016
"A host of forces, from conductor Sarah Ioannides to the Tacoma Symphony Chorus to soloists, stage crew and sponsors came together Sunday afternoon at the Pantages Theater to perform Tan Dun's epic "Water Passion." Holding all these forces together along with the dramatic lighting (red for bolded, gold for rebirth) and amplified sounds was Ioannides, whose personal connection to Tan Dun made the piece possible in the first place. " (Tacoma Tribune).

Upcoming!  2016-17 concerts in October & November include world premier by Marie Samuelsson with the Nordic Chamber Orchestra, Pärt & Glazunov with Vadim Gluzman, Philip Glass' Violin Concerto arranged for Soprano Saxophone with Amy Dickson & multimedia performances with the Hawai'i Symphony.

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  • Watch the preview of new film La Création Du Monde film by Brad McCombs & Ioannides; here
  • Review the art collection from the film at Cincinnati Art Museum online; here
 "Ioannides stretched boundaries with an extraordinary program that spanned the worlds of classical and jazz. For a multimedia touch, McCombs..created an inventive film It was perfectly synched to the music, all the way to “The Kiss.” (Cincinnati Enquirer.) Read More
In June 2016, Ioannides conducted Water Passion by Tan Dun when the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens, Greece, opened its doors to the public for four days and nights of cultural events under the title Metamorphosis: The SNFCC to the World.
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For the U.S. Premier Production of Symphonic Django, in April 2016, Ioannides showcased the talents of GRAMMY-wining guitarist John Jorgenson, along with gypsy-jazz violinist Benjamin Powell, Greg Ruby, Neil Andersson, and Jon Hamar with the Tacoma Symphony!

Ending the season with Stravinsky The Rite of Spring, Three-Corndered Hat Suite, and Pepe Romero with the  Aranjuez Concerto. More on You Tube with the Tacoma Symphony. View here

See 2016-17 Season
  • Feature Article; Meet the Maestro in Classical Music Magazine in an interview with Toby Deller.  Read
  • Recently listed among the top twenty female conductors worldwide by Lebrecht’s “Woman Conductors: The Power List” in May 2016. Read
This season, Ioannides and the Spartanburg Philharmonic celebrate her tenure as Music Director in her 12th and final season with a captivating program that will include Kenneth Fuchs' new Piano Concerto "The Spiritualist."

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Sarah Ioannides  - 2015-16 - A Season of Imagery
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