Lidiya Yankovskaya

Russian-born conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya’s engagements this season include Wolftrap Opera, Flagstaff Symphony, Stamford Symphony, Beth Morrison Projects, American Lyric Theater, Opera Saratoga, Center for Contemporary Opera, and as a regular guest chorus master with Boston Symphony Orchestra & Boston Pops. She is also a part of Dallas Opera’s Inaugural Institute for Women Conductors and Marin Alsop’s Taki Concordia Fellowship. Additionally, Lidiya serves as Artistic Director with Juventas New Music Ensemble, Music Director with Commonwealth Lyric Theater, and as a conductor with Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, and has previously served as Music Director with Harvard’s Lowell House Opera, and assistant conductor/chorus master with Opera Boston and Gotham Chamber Opera. She was also a Conducting Fellow at Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival, where she assisted Maazel and regularly covered for him in rehearsal and performance.