On the 19th of October he played together with the pianist Jaromir Klepac a recital in the Dvorak hall of Prague Rudolfinum.The concert was organized by the Chamber music society of Czech Philharmonic.
Since October 2016 Michal Kanka became a member of the Bohuslav Martinu Foundation.
Between 4th and 15th of July he worked as a cello tutor by the International masterclasses in Litomyšl.
As a chairman of the permanent competition board Michal Kanka supervised the 68th International competition the Prague Spring in fields Trumpet and Piano.
The Gala concert at Prague Conservatory on the 31st of March 2016. B. Martinu – Concertino for cello solo, 11 wind instruments, piano and percussion. The soloist Michal Kaňka
Member of Jury of the 10th Jan Vychytil cello contest in Prague.
By the occasion of the Czech national holiday on 28th of October he played, together with the pianist Jaromir Klepáč, concerts in Tunis and Cartage.
On the 12th of November he made the Czech premiere of the cello concerto by American composer Christopher Rouse together with the Philharmonic Hradec Králové and the conductor José Miguel Rodilla