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Gianandrea Noseda

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    NSO announces Gianandrea Noseda as Music Director

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    Meet Noseda: Bringing People Together

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    Meet Noseda: Discovering the Music

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    Meet Noseda: Beginnings


Gianandrea Noseda is widely recognized as one of the leading conductors of his generation. He was named the National Symphony Orchestra’s seventh music director in January 2016 and began his four-year term last September with the 2017–2018 season opening night gala celebrating Bernstein’s Centennial.

Noseda also serves as Principal Guest Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Conductor of the Orquestra de Cadaqués, and Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival in Italy. From 2007 until 2018 Noseda served as Music Director of the Teatro Regio Torino where he ushered in a transformative era for the company matched with international acclaim for its productions, tours, recordings, and film projects.

In addition to his eight subscription weeks with the NSO, highlights of Noseda’s 2017–2018 season include appearances with the Israel Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, and Orchestre de Paris, a tour of the Far East with the London Symphony Orchestra, and concerts in London. In May 2018, he leads the Met Orchestra at Carnegie Hall for the first time.
Noseda is a frequent guest with the leading opera houses and orchestras in the world, including the Cleveland Orchestra, La Scala, Munich Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic, NHK Symphony, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Philadelphia Orchestra, Royal Opera House, Wiener Symphoniker and Zurich Opera. He made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic in 2015 and at the Salzburg Festival in 2015 leading the Vienna Philharmonic with performances of Il Trovatore.

Gianandrea Noseda has a cherished relationship with the Metropolitan Opera dating back to 2002. In the 2016–2017 season he conducted a new production of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, which received its premiere at the New Year’s Eve Gala; he also led a critically acclaimed new production of Les pêcheurs de perles which premiered at the New Year’s Eve Gala in 2015. His widely praised 2013–2014 season interpretation of Prince Igor, for which he and director Dmitri Tcherniakov fashioned a new version, is available on DVD from Deutsche Grammophon.

Noseda’s discography includes more than 50 CDs. His Musica Italiana project 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 vocalists such as Rolando Villazon, Anna Netrebko, and Diana Damrau.

A native of Milan, Noseda is Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, marking his contribution to the artistic life of Italy. In 2015, he was honored as Musical merica’s Conductor of the Year, and was named the 2016 International Opera wards Conductor of the Year. In December 2016 he was privileged to conduct the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm.
Gianandrea Noseda in front of the Concert Hall