Now Assistant for Yannick Nézet-Séguindel, Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
JULY 2015: she is selected by Riccardo Muti for participating in the Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy on “Falstaff” (Ravenna).
FEBRUARY 2016: as Winner of the Georg Solti contest, she becomes Assistant of Riccardo Muti – Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra – for two years (seasons 2016/2017 and 2017/2018).
JULY 2017: Erina Yashima debuts in Salzburg. She is on the podium for a new production of the prestigious Salzburg Festival. From July, 28th 2017 the children’s german opera Der Schauspieldirektor will be performed featuring music by Wolfgang A. Mozart and Antonio Salieri.
2017/2018 SEASON: she is selected to conduct La cenerentola by Gioachino Rossini – with Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cheubini – co-procucted by Teatro del Giglio in Lucca, Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna and Teatro Municipale in Piacenza for the Opera season.
APRIL 2018: Riccardo Muti, Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, announces the extension for Erina Yashima as the Sir Georg Solti Conducting Apprentice through the 2018/19 season.
Yashima was appointed to the position in February 2016 for a two-year term covering the 2016/17 and 2017/18 seasons. In recognition of her accomplishments over the past two seasons, Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association make the decision to extend Yashima’s term in the role.
FEBRUARY 2019: she conducts Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini in Le nozze di Figaro, the first Opera of the trilogy by the composer W.A. Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, on stage at Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna (Italy).
SEPTEMBER 2019: she becomes Assistant for Yannick Nézet-Séguindel, Music Director of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Moreover she conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra, in special concerts occasion.