Gianandrea Noseda


Gianandrea Noseda is the Music Director of Teatro Regio in Turin, the Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester, the Principal Conductor of the Orquesta de Cadaqués, and since 2000 he has served as Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival. In 1997 Gianandrea Noseda became the first foreign Principal Guest Conductor at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg and has been the Principal Guest Conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic and of the RAI Orchestra in Italy. The Pittsburgh Symphony has recently appointed him as Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor Chair.

Born in Milan, Gianandrea Noseda has appeared all over the world with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Cincinnati Symphony, the Chicago Symphony and the Boston Symphony in the U.S.; the Toronto Symphony and the Montreal Symphony in Canada; the London Symphony and the London Philharmonic in the UK; the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic, the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Scandinavia; the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Japan; the Orchestre du Capitol de Toulouse and the Orchestre National in France; the DSO Berlin; the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra in Germany; in addition to the Israel Philharmonic.

As Music Director of the Teatro Regio Turin Gianandrea Noseda has conducted several opera productions including new productions of Salome directed by Robert Carsen, Massenet's Thaïs (DVD release by Arthaus), Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades, and Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, directed by Andrei Konchalovski, which opened the 2010/11 season. Under his leadership the Teatro Regio is also enjoying important international activity culminating this summer in a residence in Japan and China (in the frame of the official programs of the Shanghai Expo). In May 2011 they will begin collaborating with the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, France.

In 2002 Gianandrea Noseda made his Metropolitan Opera debut, conducting Prokofiev's War and Peace, followed by La forza del destino (2006), Un ballo in maschera (2007), and the new production of Il trovatore (2009). Future projects include La traviata (2010), Lucia di Lammermoor (on tour in Japan in 2011), and Macbeth (2012).

Gianandrea Noseda's intense collaboration with the BBC Philharmonic includes studio recordings, subscription concerts at Bridgewater Hall, an annual appearance at the Proms in London, and extensive touring activity in Italy, Czech Republic, Spain, Austria, Germany, and Japan. Live performances of Beethoven's complete symphonies from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, by the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda in 2005, have attracted 1.4 million download requests in a BBC trial which was offered as part of Radio 3's The Beethoven Experience.

Since 2002 Gianandrea Noseda has been an exclusive recording artist of Chandos: his extensive discography includes the complete cycle of Liszt's symphonic works in 5 volumes, Rachmaninoff's operas and symphonies, music of Prokofiev, Karlowitz, Dvorák, Smetana, Shostakovich, Mahler, Bartók, and a survey of the Italian composers of the 20th century (Respighi, Dallapiccola, Wolf-Ferrari, and the premiere recording of Casella's Symphony nr. 2).

Gianandrea Noseda helps the young generation of musicians through collaborations with youth orchestras worldwide, such as the Orchestra of the Royal College of Music in London, the National Youth Orchestra of United Kingdom, the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana of Fiesole, and the European Union Youth Orchestra.

During the 2010-11 season Gianandrea Noseda makes his debuts with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Orchestre de Paris, in addition to the NSO.

Gianandrea Noseda holds the honor of "Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana."

Last updated: February 8, 2011

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