Yura Yang

South-Korean conductor Yura Yang, 34, will assume the position of First Kapellmeister at the Oper Leipzig next season. She is currently engaged as First Coordinated Kapellmeister at the Staatstheater Karlsruhe.

Yura Yang completed her conducting studies at the Detmold University of Music and the University of Music and Theatre Munich. From the season 2012/13 to 2017/18, she was engaged as solo répétiteur with conducting duties at the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen. In the 2014/15 season, she was also awarded a conducting scholarship by the Bergische Symphoniker.

In 2016 Yura Yang was included in the Conductors’ Forum of the German Music Council and in 2019 in the list of artists »Maestros of Tomorrow«. After engagements in Kiel and Aachen, she joined the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe in 2020.

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