General Music Director from 2015/16
Hamburg State Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra

Artistic Advisor and Principal Guest Conductor from 13/14
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Music Director  2006-…
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (Montreal, Canada)

Music Director  2006-2013
Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich, Germany)

Music Director  1978-2008
Berkeley Symphony (California, USA)

Artistic Director/Chief Conductor  2000-2006
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (Germany)

Honorary Conductor  Since 2006
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (Germany)

Music Director  2003-2006
Principal Conductor  2001-2003
Los Angeles Opera (California, Germany)

Music Director  1991-2000
Hallé Orchestra (Manchester, United Kingdom)

Associate Principal Guest Conductor 1990-1998
London Symphony Orchestra

Music Director  1988-1998
Opéra National de Lyon (Lyon, France)