Judith Yan


“Judith Yan, in her Seattle Opera debut, conducted the orchestra of 15 players with vigor and deep sympathy for the score.” (Seattle Opera, Classical Voice America)

“Judith Yan conducts a chamber orchestra in an admirably well-paced performance supporting but never overwhelming the singers” (Seattle Opera, CityArt)

“With this performance, and the closing of her second season as Artistic Director with the GSO, Yan is quickly earning her title as Guelph’s Kapellmeister and the orchestra is growing in leaps and bounds.” (Guelph Symphony Orchestra, Guelph Mercury)

"The music glistened under the baton of conductor Judith Yan…textures were lucid and the lyric line convincingly sustained." John Bender (San Francisco Opera, La Finta Giardiniera Mozart, Opera Canada)

 "The evening's principal hero was conductor Judith Yan, who led this daunting score with astonishing precision and fluency..."  Joshua Kosman (San Francisco Opera Merola, The Rake’s Progress Stravinsky, San Francisco Chronicle)

“Judith Yan led her musicians with great power and style.” James Koelker (San Francisco Classical Voice)