The Canadian conductor Keri-Lynn Wilson has mainly focused on opera and symphonic music. She studied conducting, flute, piano and violin at the Julliard School in New York. While still a student, she first appeared at Carnegie's Weill Recital Hall. From 1994 to 1998, she was associate conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. In 2013, Wilson became the first female chief conductor in the history of the Slovenian Philharmonic. Classical music fans know her from the leading stages of European cities, such as the Vienna State Opera, where she has conducted the operas Madama Butterfly and La Traviata. Wilson is a frequent guest at major opera houses, including those in Montreal, Munich, Warsaw, Stockholm and Vienna.