Sasha Yankevych began playing piano at the age of ten and graduated with honors at the Music Academy of Bydgoszcz in Poland. Later Sasha joined the Opera Studio of the Warsaw State Opera and the Opera Studio of the Zurich Opera House, before working as korrepetitor and assistant conductor at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. At the moment Sasha is official assistant conductor of NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Alan Gilbert as well as a principal guest conductor at the Bremen Opera House. During his career , Sasha had the opportunity to work with eminent artists such as Fabio Luisi, Andreas Homoki, Gianluca Capuano, Jonathan Darlington, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Alan Gilbert, Asmik Grigorian, Anne Sofie von Otter, Benjamin Bernheim, Malin Byström, Adriana Gonzalez a.o. He is laureate at several international competitions, such as the S. Richter International Piano Competition and HSBC Académie d'Aix-en-Provence in 2018. In 2021 Sasha has been awarded the 2nd prize and orchestra prize at the Arturo Toscanini Competition in Parma. Since 2018 Sasha Yankevych is working at the Royal Stockholm Opera and had served as assistant and cover conductor on Szymanowski's King Roger, Puccini’s La Bohème and Verdi’s La Traviata. Sasha gave concerts throughout Poland, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Russia, Estonia, Austria, Germany and Czech Republic. Recently he has conducted Youth Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg and Soloists of the Mariinsky Theater, Musikkolegium Winterthur , Toscanini Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Bordeaux in a gala with Bernjamin Bernheim for Deutsche Grammophon CD release, Gävle Symfoniorkester and Royal Swedish Opera Orchestra. As one of four conductng fellows at the Verbier Festival in summer 2022 and 2023, Sasha was privileged to be an assistant of Gianandrea Noseda, Klaus Mäkelä and Lahav Shani, where he had the opportunity to conduct renown orchestras such a VFO Orchestra and VFCO Orchestra. Next highlights include debuts at the Staatsoper Hamburg, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro G. Verdi di Trieste, Opera de St. EUenne, Opera de Tours and Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.