Fabien kicked off an exciting 2016/17 season and fifth year as Music Director of the Quebec Symphony Orchestra last week with a performance including Berlin Philharmonic concertmaster Daishin Kashimoto. 

Gabel’s season also includes an extended American presence this spring, as he conducts the Houston Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, and Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. His 2017/18 season will also include a focus on major orchestras in the US including performances with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of DC and more.

The conductor will also lead a number of high-profile European dates, including the Orchestra National de France and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Anne-Sofie von Otter, the Gulbenkian Orchestra with violinist Alina Ibragimova, the Deutsches Sinfonie Orchester at the Berlin Philharmonie, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra, plus four operatic performances of Abroise Thomas’ Hamlet with the Lausanne Opera. Gabel will also head to Asia for a performance with the Seoul Philharmonic.