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Oksana Lyniv is the co-founder and art director of the LvivMozArt Festival. Since September 2017, she has been the chief conductor both of the Graz Philharmonic and Opera orchestras (Austria). She is also the founder, art director and conductor of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (YsOU).
In 2004, Oksana Lyniv was awarded the third prize at the Gustav Mahler International Conductor Competition in Germany. In 2008-2013, she worked at the Odesa National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Throughout 2013-2017, she was the conductor and musical assistant of the principal musical director of the Bavarian State Opera House in Munich, Germany.
In September 2017, she debuted on the stage of the Golden Hall of Musikverein in Vienna together with the Graz Symphony Orchestra. R. Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” held at the Grand Theatre of Liceu, Barcelona, and D. Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk District” held at the Bavarian State Opera House, Munich, are among her latest opera performances as a guest conductor. Next season Oksana Lyniv will debut as a guest conductor at the Stuttgart Opera, the Deutsche Oper Berlin in Germany, and the Theatre an der Wien in Austria. Additionally, she will collaborate with Bruckner Orchester Linz, Tiroler Simphonieorchester Innsbruck, Orchestre Symphonique des Alpes, Badische Staatskapelle and Düsseldorfer Philharmoniker, and Duissburger Philharmoniker (with which she will debut on the stage of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam).
Oksana Lyniv has been the initiator of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, which went on its first tour to Lviv, Kyiv, Bonn and Berlin in the summer of 2017. She has collaborated with orchestras from Ukraine, Germany, Austria, Sweden, Norway, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Estonia, Romania, Switzerland, and Japan.