2019 / 2020 sees return engagements with the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony and Shanghai Opera House Orchestra.

In February 2020 Michael’s recording of film music with the NDR Radio Philharmonie, Epic Orchestra, was released by Sony Music.

Having conducted the Shanghai Ballet's new production of The Sleeping Beauty, Michael returned to them in November 2019 to conduct their new production of The Lady of the Camellias.

Within the musical theatre world, Michael is currently Conductor and Musical Supervisor for the Greek premiere production of The Phantom of the Opera.

Concert platform work has seen him conducting Love Actually in Concert - Film with Live Orchestra, at venues across the UK.

His Requiem, a 45 minute composition for soloists, choir and orchestra, was completed in 2019, and is now available.