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Yi-Chen Lin

Conductor

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Mag. Stefan Fragner
Senior Artist Manager
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Mag. Sarah Niebergall
Artist Manager
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Biography

Kapellmeister and Musical Assistant Deutsche Oper Berlin

Yi-Chen Lin was born into a family of musicians in Taipei, Taiwan. Having moved to Vienna as a child with her family, she was trained and educated there first as a violinist and a pianist, later as conductor.

She obtained important musical impulses through conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Alberto Zedda, Bernard Haitink and David Zinman.

In June 2009 Yi-Chen Lin made her conducting debut with the Vienna Radio Symphonic Orchestra at Musikverein Vienna with a programme including Bartók’s Deux Portraits. Since then, she has given concerts in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Germany, Austria etc. where she works frequently with renowned orchestras such as Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, SWR Symphonieorchster, Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, RTV Slovenian Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica RTVE Madrid, Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa, Orquesta de…

Kapellmeister and Musical Assistant Deutsche Oper Berlin

Yi-Chen Lin was born into a family of musicians in Taipei, Taiwan. Having moved to Vienna as a child with her family, she was trained and educated there first as a violinist and a pianist, later as conductor.

She obtained important musical impulses through conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Alberto Zedda, Bernard Haitink and David Zinman.

In June 2009 Yi-Chen Lin made her conducting debut with the Vienna Radio Symphonic Orchestra at Musikverein Vienna with a programme including Bartók’s Deux Portraits. Since then, she has given concerts in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia, Germany, Austria etc. where she works frequently with renowned orchestras such as Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, SWR Symphonieorchster, Orchestra Filarmonica del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, RTV Slovenian Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica RTVE Madrid, Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa, Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Orchestra della Fondazione Carlo Felice di Genova, Basque National Orchestra and Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife.

Yi-Chen Lin has been invited regularly to festivals such as the Rossini Festival Pesaro, Italy, the Quincena Musical in San Sebastián and Festival de San Lorenzo, Spain.

She is equally active in the operatic field and has followed invitations to the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid (Carmen), Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Teatro Principal in Palma di Mallorca (L’Elisir d’amore) and the Ópera de Tenerife (Il viaggio a Reims by Gioachino Rossini).

Since 2020/21 Yi-Chen Lin has been working as Kapellmeister and Assistant to the GMD at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. There she launched the 2021/22 season with a new production of Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Greek staged on the parking deck by Pinar Karabulut to widespread international acclaim.

Highlights of the 2021/22 season include debuts with the Vlaamse Opera (L'heure espagnole), at the Bregenz Festival (Madama Butterfly) the symphony orchestras of Düsseldorf, Munich and Odense, the orchestra of the Opéra National de Lyon, the Orchestre National de Metz as well as re-invitations to Teatro Principal di Palma (Les contes d'Hoffmann), SWR-Sinfonieorchester and Tonhalle Orchester Zurich.

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The musical direction of Yi-chen Lin had the virtue of focusing with excellence the work and interpretation of the singers. A dazzling work by this young woman, who has managed to elevate the interpretation. A brilliant adaptation of a classic opera by Rossini, considered by many to be one of his most demanding works, as well as his latest in Italian; that has not left the public indifferent. Deserved ovation with which we thanked so exceptional interpretation.

15.07.2022

Yi-Chen Lin conducts "Madame Butterfly" at the Bregenz Festival
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08.06.2022

Yi-Chen Lin - Premiere in Palma de Mallorca
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01.12.2021

Yi-Chen Lin - premiere and debut at the Opera Ballet Vlaanderen
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10.08.2021

Yi-Chen Lin debuts at Deutsche Oper Berlin with „Greek“
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