On 3 April, Vitali Alekseenok took part in the Herbert von Karajan Young Conductors Award. After rehearsals with the œnm. œsterreichisches ensemble fuer neue musik and the Mozarteum Orchestra, he was chosen by a jury chaired by conductor Manfred Honeck to advance to the finals and thus make his debut with his own concert at the Salzburg Festival on 5 August 2023.

Starting in 2023, Vitali Alekseenok was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Italy. After the successful opening of the 22/23 symphony season, he was immediately invited to work with this theatre and orchestra in the coming seasons on a regular basis.

Vitali Alekseenok made his debut at the Teatro alla Scala today.

After weeks of intensive work with the singers, choir, orchestra and the entire production team of the theatre, today they made the world premiere of Pierangelo Valtinoni's opera Il Piccolo Principe, specially commissioned by the Teatro alla Scala.