Highlights of the 2016/17 season include concerts with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestra Verdi Milano, Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Malmo Symphony Orchestra, the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra, and performances of Prince Igor with the Netherlands Opera.
In 2010 Stanislav was appointed Principal conductor of the State Safonov Philharmonic Orchestra. His activity already includes more than 50 symphonic programs, 5 festivals and 7 opera productions. His first operatic engagements in 2006/2007 took him to St. Petersburg's Chamber Opera, Rimsky-Korsakov Theatre of Conservatory, Theatre of Musical Comedy and to Moscow's New Opera. In 2007 he began an intensive collaboration with the Mikhailovsky Theatre which included over sixty opera and ballet performances as well as a London Coliseum debut.
As a guest conductor Kochanovsky has worked on new opera productions at the Mariinsky Theatre and the Flemish Opera in Belgium. 2013 brought an invitation to conduct a Stars of the White Nights festival concert with the Mariinsky Orchestra. He has since collaborated with the Moscow and St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestras, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the State Symphony Orchestra Novaya Rossiya, the State Academic Cappella and Hermitage Orchestras.
In addition to his posts in Russia, his international career is also developing quickly. He performs regularly throughout Europe and beyond- highlights of the 2015-16 season include debuts in Asia with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, Japan, The China National Symphony Orchestra in Beijing, and the Malaysian Philharmonic in Kuala Lumpur.