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 serves as Artistic Director of the Stresa Festival (one of the historical Italian Music festivals). Gianandrea Noseda became the first foreign Principal Guest Conductor at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg in 1997 and has been the Principal Guest Conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic and of the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. He has been recently appointed as “Victor De Sabata Guest Conductor Chair” by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Born in Milan, Gianandrea Noseda has appeared all over the world with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Chicago Symphony and the Boston Symphony, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Oslo Philharmonic, the DSO Berlin, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France, the NHK Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic.
Gianandrea Noseda has conducted several opera productions at the Teatro Regio, Turin including new productions of Salome directed by Robert Carsen, Massenet’s Thaïs (the DVD has been released by Arthaus), Chaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades and Verdi’s La traviata directed by Laurent Pelly and Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov directed by Andrei Konchalovsky (the DVD will be released by DG). He has also begun an increasingly important international activity which led to a residence in Japan and China (for the Shanghai’s Expo) in July – August 2010 and will take them to the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris in May 2011. He made his Metropolitan Opera debut, conducting Prokofiev’s War and Peace followed by La forza del destino (2006), Un ballo in maschera (2007) and 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 the Bridgewater Hall, the annual appearance at the Proms in London and an extensive touring activity. 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 is an exclusive artist of Chandos: his extensive discography includes Prokofiev, Karlowitz, Dvorak, Smetana, Shostakovich, Liszt’s Symphonic works, Rachmaninoff (the operas and the symphonies nr. 1 and 2) and Mahler. An extensive survey of the music of the Italian composers of the XX century has included Respighi, Dallapiccola, Wolf-Ferrari (Diapason d’or in France) and Casella. Conducting the Vienna Philharmonic he has also recorded for DG Anna Netrebko’s first album.
Gianandrea Noseda is very sensitive to the help of the young generation of musicians through the collaboration with youth orchestras such as the Orchestra of the Royal College of Music in London, the National Youth Orchestra of United Kingdom, the Orchestra Giovanile Italiana and the European Union Youth Orchestra.
During the season 2010/11 Gianandrea Noseda will make his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington and the Orchestre de Paris.
Gianandrea Noseda holds the honour of “Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana”.