Gianandrea Noseda is widely recognized as one of the leading conductors of his generation. He is Musical America’s 2015 Conductor of the Year.
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 exports. Under his leadership the Teatro Regio Torino has launched its first tours outside of Torino with performances in Austria, China, France, Germany, Japan and Russia. In August 2014 Gianandrea Noseda brought the Teatro Regio Torino to the Edinburgh Festival for its United Kingdom debut. The concert performance of William Tell was considered one of the Festival highlights and resulted in an immediate re-invitation. In December 2014 he also led the Teatro Regio Torino in a historic first, and critically acclaimed, tour of North America with concert performances of William Tell in Chicago (Harris Theater), Toronto (Roy Thomson Hall), New York (Carnegie Hall) and Ann Arbor, Michigan (University Musical Society).
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 the 2013 – 2014 season’s widely praised Prince Igor, now available as a DVD from Deutsche Grammophon.
Highlights of 2015 include his Berlin Philharmonic and Salzburg Festival debuts, as well as performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Santa Cecilia Orchestra in addition to his return to the Verbier Festival. Conducting the Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino he will make his debut at the Aix-en Provence Easter Festival. His commitment to young musicians will continue with the European Union Youth Orchestra’s European Tour with Diana Damrau in August 2015 which includes a performance at the Edinburgh Festival.
Maestro Noseda intense recording activity counts over fifty CD, many of which have been celebrated by critics and received numerous awards. His Musica Italiana recording project, which he initiated ten years ago with the label Chandos, 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 (all for Deutsche Grammophon) and Diana Damrau (for Warner Classics).
A native of Milan, Maestro Noseda is Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, marking his contribution to the artistic life of Italy.