His main successes as a theatrical director include Tirant lo Blanc (in Berlin, Frankfurt and Guanajuato and at the Teatre Romea in Barcelona), Brand (in Bergen and at the Ibsen Festival in Oslo), Don Carlos (in Mannheim and Perpignan, and at Barcelona's Festival Grec and the Teatro Valle-Inclán in Madrid), Stemmer (in Bergen and Copenhagen and at the FACYL in Salamanca) and La vida es sueño (in Buenos Aires). Among the principal operas he has directed are Jenůfa and Platée (Stuttgart), Lulu (Mannheim and Basel), Madama Butterfly and Armida (Komische Oper, Berlin), Manon (Frankfurt), Le Grand Macabre (Friburg), Fidelio and Boris Godunov (Munich), and Die Soldaten (Zurich). He made his Liceu debut in the 2000/01 season with Un ballo in maschera and returned with Don Giovanni (2002/03 and 2007/08), Wozzeck (2005/06) and Carmen (2010/11 and 2014/15).