As a multi-genre pianist and music director, Yshani has performed at venues from Wigmore Hall to the London Palladium. She is pianist of the Del Mar Piano Trio and Carismático Tango Band, and is a regular guest broadcaster on BBC Radio 3. Yshani was music director / conductor for triple-Oliver winner Emilia at the Vaudeville Theatre, Longborough Opera’s 2022 Caccini / Waley-Cohen programme, and circus troupe Circa at the Barbican. As a composer, commissions include works for the London Sinfonietta, Onyx Brass, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Sound and Music, and music for a farce about Fanny Mendelssohn.
As an improviser, she has been music director for the Oliver-award winning Showstopper! the Improvised Musical, and has played with the Comedy Store Players, Mischief Movie Night, Nina Conti, Austentatious The Maydays, Glenda J Collective and Rambert Dance Company.
Yshani was winner of the 10th Yamaha Birmingham Accompanist of the Year Award, and was a scholar at the Royal College of Music.