Concerts with the NDR Sinfonieorchester with pianist Alexander Melnikov (works by Beethoven and Stravinsky); Camerata Salzburg at the annual Mozartwoche; performances with cellist Alisa Weilerstein and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s; Britten’s War Requiem at the Teatro Real; appearances at Caramoor and Ravinia festivals; concerts with the Freiburger Barockorchester across Europe; concerts with violinist Joshua Bell joined by the San Francisco Orchestra and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; concerts with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; performance at the Luzern Festival with violinist Isabelle Faust; closes Los Angeles Philharmonic Hollywood Bowl season in concert with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet; leads open-air Klassik am Odeonsplatz concert; New Year’s Eve concert featuring Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Wiener Symphoniker; special concert in honor of Ayuda en Acción at Teatro Real; residency at Juilliard including master class for Juilliard Historical Performance program; celebrates 20 years on the podium (1995-2015)


World premiere performances of works by Onishi and Stroppa with Ensemble Intercontemporain
NDR Sinfonieorchester
Juilliard Orchestra


Honored with PMI Grand Prix
Named Granada’s “hijo predilecto”
Two ECHO Klassik Awards – for DVD recording of L’elisir d’amore on Deutsche Grammophon (also his house debut at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden) as well as Schumann release on harmonia mundi

Operatic Projects

World premiere of El Público at the Teatro Real
La traviata and Orfeo at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden
Rigoletto at The Metropolitan Opera

Recording Projects

Deutsche Grammophon’s Archiv Production releases “Praetorius” featuring music by Jacob, Hieronymus and Michael Praetorius, performed by the Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und Ensemble

Harmonia Mundi releases “Schumann: Piano Concerto, Piano Trio No.2” with pianist Alexander Melnikov and the Freiburger Barockorchester, as well as violinist Isabelle Faust and cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras