Yaroslav Shemet

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Yaroslav Shemet


Renowned for his orchestra-building qualities and insightful interpretations, Yaroslav Shemet is one of the fast-rising young conductors who have emerged in Europe in recent years. At 28, he holds the positions of Artistic Director with the Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice and General Music Director of the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk. Shemet worked as orchestral conductor touring in Europe and Asia from an early age. He conducted with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Staatstheater Braunschweig, Sinfonia Varsovia and appeared at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Konserthuset Stockholm, Lviv National Philharmonic Hall as well as at the festivals in Bayreuth, Munich and Hong Kong. Recent and future engagements include a debut with the Polish National Opera in a new production of Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, new productions of Szymanowski’s Krȯl Roger and Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer at the Baltic Opera, and a debut with NOSPR at the Warsaw Autumn Festival.


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Yaroslav Shemet conducts Wagner at the Baltic Opera Festival

Yaroslav Shemet brings Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer directed by Tomasz Konieczny to this year’s Baltic Opera Festival. The performance involving an international cast as well as the orchestra, chorus and dancers of the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk  takes place on 24th of July at the Forest Opera in Sopot  historically “renowned for prestigious events including Wagner […]

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Yaroslav Shemet conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 6

Following successful performances of Nos 1, 4 and 9 as part of Mahler’s symphony cycle with the Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra, Yaroslav Shemet conducts Symphony No. 6 “Tragic” in Katowice this month. Shemet has been consistently building a loyal audience following of his classical music concerts with the transformed orchestra since he became its youngest music […]

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Artist Management Worldwide is delighted to welcome Ukrainian-Polish conductor Yaroslav Shemet to its roster

We are proud to announce Ukrainian-Polish conductor Yaroslav Shemet joining Artist Management Worldwide for general management. At 28, Yaroslav Shemet holds the position of Artistic Director with the Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice and General Music Director of the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk. After completing his studies at the special talent conducting class at the Kharkiv […]

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