Ben makes his debut with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in a concert at the Museumsquartier in Vienna on 14 June.

He’ll conduct a varied programme with excerpts from operas including Bizet Carmen and R. Strauss Fledermaus, alongside some of the most popular dances from classical music: Offenbach ‘Can Can’ and Brahms Hungarian Dance No.5.

Ben makes a second important debut later in June with the Houston Symphony Orchestra. He’ll also conduct the BBC Philharmonic at Bridgewater Hall on 10 June.