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Gianandrea Noseda is considered among the most sought-after conductors of our time serving as Music Director of the Teatro Regio Torino, Chief Guest Conductor of the Israel Philharmonic and Laureate Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic in Manchester. Since 2001 he has been Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival, one of the legendary Italian Music festivals. To stress the importance of his relationship with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, he was appointed Victor De Sabata Guest Conductor. Gianandrea Noseda became the first foreign Principal Guest Conductor at the Mariinsky Theatre in 1997 and has been the Principal Guest Conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic and of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI.
Born in Milan, Gianandrea Noseda regularly conducts many of the leading orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, DSO Berlin, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre de Paris and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. In future seasons he will make his debut with another two great American orchestras, such as the Cleveland Orchestra and the LA Philharmonic.
As Music Director of the Teatro Regio Torino, Gianandrea Noseda has conducted many opera productions including Salome directed by Robert Carsen, Massenet’s Thaïs (available on Arthaus DVD), Verdi’s La traviata directed by Laurent Pelly and Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov directed by Andrei Konchalovsky (Opus Arte DVD). In summer 2010 he led the Teatro Regio forces in their first-ever residency in Japan and China and in May 2011 he toured them in Spain and at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris.
Gianandrea Noseda’s privileged relationship with the Metropolitan Opera began in 2002 with Prokofiev’s War and Peace and has continued to this day with La forza del destino (2006), Un ballo in maschera (2007) and with new productions of Il trovatore (2009) and La traviata (2010). In June 2011 he conducted Lucia di Lammermoor on the Met’s Japan tour.
Gianandrea Noseda’s intense collaboration with the BBC Philharmonic continues with studio recordings, subscription concerts at the Bridgewater Hall and the annual appearance at the Proms in London. Live performances of Beethoven’s complete symphonies from the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester by the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Gianandrea Noseda in 2005 have attracted the historical figure of 1.4 million download requests in a BBC trial which was offered as part of Radio 3’s The Beethoven Experience.
An exclusive Chandos artist since 2002, his discography includes Prokofiev, Karlowitz, Dvorak, Smetana, Shostakovich, Liszt’s Symphonic works, Rachmaninoff (the operas and the symphonies) Mahler and Bartok. An extensive survey of the music of the Italian composers of the 20th century has included Respighi, Dallapiccola, Wolf-Ferrari (Diapason d’or in France) and Casella. He has also recorded for Deutsche Grammophon conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Anna Netrebko’s debut album and the Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra for a Mozart album featuring Ildebrando D’Arcangelo.
Gianandrea Noseda is very involved with the next generation of musicians through his tireless work with youth orchestras such as the Orchestra of the Royal College of Music in London, the National Youth Orchestra of United Kingdom and the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana. In summer 2010 he toured with the European Union Youth Orchestra throughout Europe.
Gianandrea Noseda holds the honour of “Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana”.