GIANANDREA NOSEDA is the Music Director of the Teatro Regio Torino that has propelled in the international scenario: regular guest in Japan, Spain and at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, they will debut at the Konzerthaus in Vienna in May 2012. Chief Guest Conductor of the Israel Philharmonic, Victor De Sabata Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony, Laureate Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, since 2001 he is the Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival, one of the legendary Italian Music festivals. Gianandrea Noseda became the first foreign Principal Guest Conductor at the Mariinsky Theatre in 1997 where he has worked intensively for almost 10 years.
Born in Milan, Gianandrea Noseda regularly conducts many of the leading orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra in the US, the London Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, DSO Berlin, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris in Europe and the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Japan. His magnificent interpretation of the Britten’s War Requiem with the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in London and New York in has been selected by the New York Times as one of the most significant musical events of 2011. In August he made his debut at the two major US Summer Festivals of Ravinia and Saratoga and at the Edinburgh International Festival.
As Music Director of the Teatro Regio Torino, Gianandrea Noseda has conducted many opera productions including Massenet’s Thaïs (available on Arthaus DVD) and Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov directed by Andrei Konchalovsky (Opus Arte DVD). In summer 2010 he led the Teatro Regio Torino forces in their first-ever residency in Japan where they will return in the Fall of 2013; in May 2011 he toured them in Spain and brought them back to the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, where they have an annual performance and where they presented a critically acclaimed concert performance of Tosca in January 2012. 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), La traviata (2010) and Macbeth (2012). In June 2011 he conducted Lucia di Lammermoor on the Met’s Japan tour. His recent debut at Teatro alla Scala with a new production of Luisa Miller has been acclaimed by public and critics.
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. His Live performances of Beethoven’s complete symphonies from Manchester with the BBC Philharmonic c in 2005 was up to that point one of the most successful classical music streaming events in history with over 1.4 million downloads as part of BBC Radio 3’s The Beethoven Experience.
An exclusive Chandos artist since 2002, Gianandrea Noseda’s discography includes Prokofiev, Karlowitz, Dvorak, Smetana, Shostakovich, Liszt’s Symphonic works, Rachmaninoff (the operas and the symphonies) Mahler and Bartok. He also is championing both known and lesser-known Italian composers of the 20th century. For DG he has recorded Anna Netrebko’s debut album with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and a Mozart album featuring Ildebrando D’Arcangelo with the Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra.
Gianandrea Noseda is very involved with the next generation of musicians through his tireless work with youth orchestras. After the success of their 2010 tour, he will tour with the European Union Youth Orchestra again in August 2012.
He holds the Honor of “Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana”.