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Lidiya Yankovskaya

Conductor

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Biography highlights

Musical Director of Chicago Opera Theatre
Artistic Director of Refugee Orchestra Project
Conductor Laureate of Juventas New Music Ensemble

 

RECENT AND UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS

Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Heggie's Moby Dick for Chicago Opera Theater, U.S. premiere of Donizetti’s Pia de’ Tolomei for Spoleto Festival, Sankaram’s Taking Up Serpents for Washington National Opera, workshop of a new opera with The Metropolitan Opera and concerts with Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Stamford Symphony, Chicago Philharmonic, Symphony New Hampshire. She will also serve as assistant conductor for subscription concert of London Philharmonic.

 
PAST ENGAGEMENTS

Tchaikovsky's Queen of Spades, Délibes Lakmé and Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream with Lowell House Opera, Gluck's Le Cadi Dupé with New York Lyric Opera, Glass's The Juniper Tree with Wolftrap Opera, highlights from Iolanta and Boris Godunov with New Opera NYC on tour. She has done also American premieres of several Russian operas including Rimsky-Korsakov’s Kashchej the Immortal, Snegurochka and Rubinshtein’s The Demon. Lidiya has previously served as assistant conductor to Lorin Maazel at the Castleton Festival, where she regularly stepped in for Maazel in rehearsals and performances, a chorus master to Boston Symphony Orchestra and Bernard Haitink.

 
AWARDS

The Solti Foundation US Career Assistance Award 2018
The National Opera Association Award for Best Production (Rachmaninoff´s Aleko)
The National Opera Association Award (Schankler’s Light and Power)
The American Prize for best professional production (Schankler’s Light and Power)
​Honourable Mention in Marin Alsop’s Taki Concordia Fellowship
Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview 2017



 

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November 2018
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Tchaikovsky - Iolanta - Conducor

Paul Curran, Stage Director

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Tchaikovsky - Iolanta - Conducor

Paul Curran, Stage Director

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Tchaikovsky - Iolanta - Conducor

Paul Curran, Stage Director

January 2019
11

Sankaram - Taking Up Serpents - Conductor

Washington National Opera

Jerre Dye, Stage Director

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Sankaram - Taking Up Serpents - Conductor

Washington National Opera

Jerre Dye, Stage Director

April 2019
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Heggie - Moby Dick - Conductor

Kristine McIntyre, Stage Director