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Ellen West

Opera Saratoga

Saratoga Springs, NY

“The musicians, who could be seen through the window in the set, were superb; Lidiya Yankovskaya was the excellent conductor.”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart
Moby-Dick

Chicago Opera Theater

Chicago, IL

“Moby-Dick gave Lidiya Yankovskaya a juicy opportunity to really strut her stuff for Chicago’s audience, and she delivered an electrifying reading.”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart
Iolanta

Chicago Opera Theater

Chicago, IL

“A flexible and richly idiomatic account of this score…balancing deftly to bring out Tchaikovsky’s woodwind accents, and building lyric climaxes to resplendent payoffs…”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart
REV.23

White Snake Projects

Boston, MA

“Conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya was in full, hyperkinetic command of the biting rhythms and quick changes of Wachner’s rambunctious score…”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart
Lakmé

Lowell House Opera

Cambridge, MA

“Keeping all of these complex variables well-coordinated was the expert music director, Lidiya Yankovskaya; she conducted with complete assurance and suppleness, well-controlled stick technique, and close attention to the details of the score…”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart
HackPolitik

Juventas New Music Ensemble
People Movers Dance

Boston, MA

“All composers should have the benefit of executants on the level of Juventas under Lidiya Yankovskaya…”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart
Aleko

Commonwealth Lyric Theater

Newton, MA

“What galvanized the entire production was the high level of the music making. Conductor Lidiya Yankovskaya is a skillful and incisive musician, and she got an exciting, accomplished performance from her small orchestra.”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart
Snegurochka (The Snow Maiden)

Lowell House Opera

Cambridge, MA

“Yankovskaya conducted a remarkably capable orchestra with authority and sensitivity, and the singers uniformly delivered both excellent diction and acting. Lowell’s production is beyond reproach…”

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ReviewsBeth Stewart