In 2017 he directs the 5th International Cello Continuo Clinc in Glasgow, and visits the Trigonale Festival in Southern Austria to direct a programme of sacred music. Performances will also include Strauss Metamorphosen.
he has recently conducted the European Union Youth Orchestra in Mahler's First Symphony, the Malta Philharmonic, an orchestra at RCS led by Nicola Benedetti playing Sibelius Symphony no 2 and Brahms Violin Concerto,and Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra.
A long and fruitful partnership with the Meadows Chamber Orchestra came to an end last year. As well as incorporating a cycle of Brahms Symphonies it included a series of major Violin Concertos with Alexander Janiczek and a big chunk of Debussy's extraordinary opera Pelleas et Melisande.
In 2017, also in the world of opera, he conducted performances of Handel's Agrippina at the RCS Opera School.