Among the orchestras he conducted were those of La Scala and the Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome. He conducted operas in which Maria Callas sang, as well as concerts with such great pianists as Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli and Dinu Lipatti. He also appeared at the Lucerne Festival where he conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra, and the Salzburg Festival with the Vienna Philharmonic. In 1950-51 he was the conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (then known as the Victorian Symphony Orchestra).
As a conductor he was a gifted accompanist who achieved in establishing the necessary synergy. He accompanied Claudio Arrau, Dinu Lipatti, and Clara Haskil. He recorded also for the Philips label, a.o. Mozart Piano Concertos with Pianist Ingrid Haebler.
His compositions include 'Scherzo-Tarantella' and 'The Wise Virgins and the Foolish Virgins'.