Conductor Sasha Yankevych Makes Milan Debut 14 September

14 Sep 2022

The dazzling rising star, conductor Sasha Yankevych makes his Milan debut at the MITO Festival on 14 September. The Ukrainian conducts the UnMi Orchestra with a programme featuring Haydn’s Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Hob. 1:7 “Le Midi” and Symphony in G Major No. 8 Hob. 1:8 “Le Soir” and the Italian premiere of Eric Tanguy’s Matka.

This concert follows Sasha’s successful summer debut at the Festival Luglio Musicale Trapanese for a new production of Donizetti’s L’Elisir d’Amore and thrilling collaborations at the Verbier Festival, where he worked alongside Gianandrea Noseda, Klaus Makela, Lahav Shani and Reinhardt Goebel.

Second and Orchestra prize-winner at the 2021 Toscanini International Conducting Competition, Sasha returns to the Toscanini Symphony Orchestra on 20 September at the Bologna Festival with a programme featuring music by Respighi, Mahler and Ravel.