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. Debut appearances in recent years have taken him to the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hamburger Symphoniker, the Finnish Radio Symphony, the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento, I Pomeriggi Musicali, the Orchestra Sinfonica Tito Schipa, the Lithuanian Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Symphony Orchestra, the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, the Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra. In April 2014 he made his debut with the orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. Other recent activity includes his debuts with the Orchestre National d’Île-de-France, the Noord Nederlands Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. a debut in Mannheim Opera (Germany) and a tour with Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi in Teatro La Fenice.
In the 2015-2016 season, Stanislav will continue to perform throughout Europe, and will also give debuts in Asia with the NHK Symphony Orchestra, Japan, The China National Symphony Orchestra in Beijing, and the Malaysian Philharmonic in Kuala Lumpur.