On May to June of 2009, Nishimoto conducted the Romanian State Philharmonic Orchestra (George Enescu). The program consisted of Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances, Prokofiev's Symphony No.1 in D major, Op 25, and Brahms' Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68. The Romanian State Philharmonic Orchestra was first founded in 1868 by Eduard Wachman to help spread the popularity of classical music. At the time, the orchestra was named as the Romanian Philharmonic Society. Currently, the orchestra is also known as "George Enescu" Philarhomnic.