As conductor he has directed the Orchestra and the Choir of the Opéra National de Lyon, Kammerakademie of Potsdam, Zürich Kammerorchester, Philarmonia Zürich, Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, L’Arpa Festante of Munich , Recreation-Grosses Orchester of Graz, Attersee-Akademie Orchestra, Ensemble Resonanz, the European Union Baroque Orchestra (EUBO), Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, Casa da Música Porto, Il Complesso Barocco, Holland Baroque Society, l’Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa and the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra with whom he was the associate music director from 2008 to 2011.
As soloist and concertmaster he performed with Le Concert des Nations of Jordi Savall, Accademia Bizantina, Concerto Italiano, Il Giardino Armonico, Al Ayre Español, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di S.Cecilia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid and invited by Kent Nagano at the Knowlton Belcanto Festival (Canada). He also collaborated with Concerto Vocale, Ensemble 415 and with such artists as Joyce Di Donato, Albrecht Mayer, Reinhard Goebel, Nils Mönkemeyer, Katia and Marielle Labèque, Cecilia Bartoli, Viktoria Mullova, Edgar Moreau, Gautier Capuçon, Christophe Coin.
In 2010 he worked as assistant conductor, concertmaster and curator of the critical edition of the opera Norma by Vincenzo Bellini with Cecilia Bartoli and the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble of Thomas Hengelbrock at the Konzerthaus of Dortmund. In collaboration with Maurizio Biondi he published the critical edition of Norma for Bärenreiter in 2016. From 2004 to 2010 he was professor at the conservatory Vincenzo Bellini of Palermo. He has held seminars, master classes and historical performance practice lessons at the Juilliard School of Music of New York, Longy School of Music of Cambridge (USA), Sibelius Academy of Helsinki, Hochschule für Musik of Hannover, Antwerp conservatory, Chinese culture university of Taipei (Taiwan), Zürich Opernhaus, Kùks residence (Czech Republic), Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, Sydney conservatory (Australia), at the European Union Baroque Orchestra (EUBO) and as historical advisor for the Montréal Symphony Orchestra (Canada).
AWARDSMidem Classical Award Cannes - Grammy Award - Diapason D’or - BBC Music Magazine Award - ICMA - Grammophone Choice - Choc de Classica
Among the numerous prizes received, notably was the album “Stella di Napoli” with Joyce Di Donato (Diapason d’Or of the year 2015, BBC Music magazine Award, Grammophone Choice, Grammy Award nominee 2015), “Agrippina” with Ann Hallenberg (International Opera Award 2016), “Partenope” with Philippe Jaroussky and Karina Gauvin (Grammophone Magazine – recording of the month), “Catone in Utica”, “Giovincello” and “Haydn concertos” (Echo-Klassik Award 2016), “Rosenkranz Sonaten” by Biber (finalist at the Midem Classical Award Cannes as album of the year 2009).