Gianandrea Noseda

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Gianandrea Noseda is widely recognized as one of the leading conductors of his generation. He is Musical America's 2015 Conductor of the Year and this important award has anticipated two significant achievements such as the debut with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in May and at the Salzburg Festival in August conducting a highly acclaimed production of Il Trovatore.

Gianandrea Noseda's appointment as Music Director of the Teatro Regio Torino in 2007 ushered in a transformative era for the company matched with international acclaim for productions, tours, recording, and film projects. His initiatives have propelled the Teatro Regio Torino onto the global stage, where it has become one of Italy's most important cultural ambassadors. Under his leadership the Teatro Regio Torino has performed in Austria, China, France, Germany, Japan (two residences at the Bunka Kaikan) and Russia. In 2014 Gianandrea Noseda conducted concert performances of William Tell with the Teatro Regio Torino at the Edinburgh Festival and in a historic first, and critically acclaimed, tour of North America including the debut at Carnegie Hall.

Gianandrea Noseda is also Principal Guest Conductor of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Conductor of the Orquestra de Cadaqués and Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival (Italy). He was at the helm of the BBC Philharmonic from 2002 to 2011. In 1997 he was appointed the first foreign Principal Guest Conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre, a position he held for a decade.

Gianandrea Noseda has close relationships with the London Symphony Orchestra (that he conducts regularly at the Barbican Centre and on tour), the NHK Symphony, the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Orchestras, the Orchestre National de France, the Filarmonica della Scala and the Wiener Symphoniker. He has a long standing relationship with The Metropolitan Opera dating back to 2002 and has conducted many new productions including a widely praised Prince Igor, now available as a DVD from Deutsche Grammophon.

Highlights of 2015 included performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Accademia di Santa Cecilia Orchestra in addition to his return to the Verbier Festival. Conducting the Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino he has also made his debut at the Aix-en Provence Easter Festival. His commitment to young musicians continued with the European Union Youth Orchestra's European Tour in August 2015, which included concerts at the Edinburgh and Grafenegg Festivals. 

Gianandrea Noseda intense recording activity counts over fifty CD, many of which have been celebrated by critics and received awards. His Musica Italiana project, which he initiated over ten years ago, has chronicled underappreciated Italian repertoire of the 20th Century and brought to light many masterpieces. Conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino he has also recorded opera albums with celebrated vocalists such as Ildebrando d'Arcangelo, Rolando Villazon, Anna Netrebko and Diana Damrau.

A native of Milan, Maestro Noseda is Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, marking his contribution to the artistic life of Italy.
Gianandrea Noseda