Oksana Lyniv was assistant to the Chief Conductor of the Lviv National Academy Opera and Ballet Theatre before becoming Permanent Guest Conductor of the Leopolis Chamber Symphony Orchestra in 2003. In 2004 she was awarded 3rd prize at the Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition Bamberg. From 2005 to 2009 Lyniv completed a postgraduate and then master class study at the Dresden University of Music. From 2008 to 2013 Lyniv was Deputy Chief Conductor at the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater.
From the 2013/2014 season Oksana Lyniv was assistant to the General Music Director Kirill Petrenko at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. At this house she conducted Boris Blacher's Die Flut, Mark-Anthony Turnage's Greek and Hauke Berheide's Mauerschau as well as La clemenza di Tito, Le Comte Ory, La Traviata, Die Fledermaus, Albert Herring, Lucia di Lammermoor, Ariadne auf Naxos and Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.
In 2017 she made her successful debut at the Teatro del Liceu Barcelona with an NP of R. Wagner's Der Fliegende Holländer.
From September 2017 to August 2020 she was Chief Conductor of the Graz Opera and the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra, where she conducted numerous productions (including Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Strauss' Salome, Verdi's Don Carlo, Rossini's Il Viaggio a Reims, etc) and presented a broad symphonic repertoire with great success. Her CD recording of Mascagnis/Leoncavallo's Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci with the Graz Philharmonic Orchestra received critical acclaim.
In the 2019/20 season she returned to the Bavarian State Opera Munich with great success with an NP of Bartók's Herzog Bluebeard's Burg & Concerto for Orchestra and made her successful debut at the Staatsoper unter den Linden Berlin with Cherubini's Médée. Other recent and future engagements and debuts include productions at Theater an der Wien, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opéra National de Paris, ROH Covent Garden, Frankfurt Opera, Stuttgart State Opera, Seattle Opera and many more.
Oksana Lyniv is also highly successful, especially in the concert sector. In the current and past seasons she has made her debuts with the Munich Philharmonic, the Staatskapelle Berlin, the Badische Staatskapelle, the Bruckner Orchestra Linz, the Düsseldorf Symphony, the SWR Orchestra, the Nuremberg State Philharmonic, the Hamburg Symphony and many more. In the future, her debuts will be with such important orchestras as the Berlin Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra del Teatro Comunale Bologna, the Robert Schumann Philharmonic, the WDR Symphony Orchestra and others.
Oksana Lyniv is also Artistic Director of the international festival Lviv MozArt in Lviv/Lviv, Ukraine, which she co-founded, and of the Ukrainian Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Engagements in Bayreuth
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