Francesco makes his debut with the Munich Philharmonic and Gianandrea Noseda in June, joining the orchestra for three concerts at the Philharmonie Gasteig, Munich, on 1 and 2 June and at the Congress Innsbruck on 3 June 2016. Francesco and the orchestra perform Bartók Piano Concerto No.3.

The following week, Francesco travels to Madrid to perform Brahms Piano Concerto No.1 with David Afkham and the Orquesta Nacional de Espana at the Auditorio Nacional de Música on 10 and 11 June.