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News from the Committee

Bayreuth appoints its first woman conductor
The newly returned-to-work Bayreuth Director Katharina Wagner has named Oksana Lyniv as the conductor of the new Fliegender Holländer in 2021
In a first for the Festival, the young Ukrainian conductor, Oksana Lyniv will take up the baton for the new production of Der fliegender Holländer.

Since the beginning of the season 2017/18, Oksana Lyniv has been chief conductor of the Graz Opera and the Grazer Philharmonic Orchestra.

You can learn more about her from her agent's website:

And while on the subject the good news is that Asmik Grigorian will sing Senta.
Other news is that Dmitri Tcherniakov will direct the production.