Mr. Harding became Artistic Director of the Anima Mundi Festival in Pisa in 2018, taking over from Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
Mr. Harding became Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris in 2016.
On the 8th of May 2016 Mr. Harding withdrew from a concert featuring Leif Ove Andsnes at the Barbican Hall due to illness.
Mr. Harding conducted the London Symphony Orchestra with Janine Jansen playing the violin.
Mr. Harding became the principal conductor of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in 2007.
He conducted the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen at the BBC Proms on the 12th of August 2003 in a programme consisting of a suite of selected dances from Hippolyte et Aricie by Rameau, Beethoven's Symphony No 7 in A major, Webern's No. 2 Sehr langsam from Five Pieces Op 5 (string orchestra version) and the Violin Concerto in D minor by Sibelius.
Mr. Harding made his BBC Proms debut on the 11th of August 1996 with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in a performance of Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale.