Noseda, Gianandrea

Gianandrea Noseda

Gianandrea Noseda (born 23 April 1964) is an Italian conductor.

Noseda studied piano and composition in Milan. He began conducting studies at age 27.[1] He furthered his conducting studies with Donato Renzetti, Myung-Whun Chung and Valery Gergiev. His professional conducting debut was in 1994 with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi.[1]

In 1994, Noseda won the Cadaqués Orchestra International Conducting Competition and became principal conductor of the Cadaqués Orchestra in the same year. He became principal guest conductor at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg in 1997. He has also served as principal guest conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and artistic director of the Settimane Musicali di Stresa e del Lago Maggiore Festival in Italy. In 2001, he became artistic director of the Stresa Festival in Italy. In 2007, Noseda became Music Director of the Teatro Regio di Torino.[2] Noseda led the Teatro Regio di Torino on its first North American tour in December 2014.[3]

In December 2001, Noseda was named principal conductor of the BBC Philharmonic,[4] and assumed the post in September 2002. In July 2003, Noseda extended his contract with the orchestra to 2008.[5] He and the BBC Philharmonic participated in a 2005 BBC Radio 3 project which made live performances in Manchester of the nine symphonies of Beethoven[6][7] available for download.[8][9] In October 2006, Noseda extended his contract for another two years and his title was changed to Chief Conductor.[10] He concluded his BBC Philharmonic tenure after the 2010-2011 season and subsequently took the title of conductor laureate.[11] In February 2016, the London Symphony Orchestra announced the appointment of Noseda as its new co-principal guest conductor, effective with the 2016-2017 season.[12]

Outside of the UK, Noseda held the Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor Chair with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, for a designated term of 4 seasons.[13] He has served as principal guest conductor of the Israel Philharmonic since May 2011. In 2011, Noseda first guest-conducted the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO; Washington, D.C.), and returned in November 2015 for an additional guest engagement. In January 2016, the NSO appointed music director as its next music director, effective with the 2017-2018 season, with an initial contract of 4 seasons.[14]

Noseda has conducted several recordings with the BBC Philharmonic for the Chandos label, of Prokofiev,[15]Dallapiccola[16] (including the world premiere recording of Dallapiccola's Partita), Dvořák,[17]Liszt,[18]Karłowicz,[19]Casella, Shostakovich,[20]Rachmaninoff,[21] and Respighi.[22][23]

Noseda holds the honour of Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, for his contributions to the artistic life of Italy. He was the the recipient of the 'Conductor of the Year' award from Musical America, for 2015.

References

  1. ^ a b Andrew Druckenbrod (2007-11-22). "Music Preview: PSO embraced conductor Noseda even before Internet triumph". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2017-07-22. 
  2. ^ Vivien Schweitzer (2006-10-05). "BBC Philharmonic Extends Gianandrea Noseda's Contract as Chief Conductor to 2010". Playbill Arts. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ Anthony Tommasini (2014-12-08). "Heroic Onstage and Off: ‘William Tell’ and Players". New York Times. Retrieved 2017-07-22. 
  4. ^ David Ward (2001-12-20). "Italian maestro to conduct BBC Philharmonic". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  5. ^ David Ward (2003-07-23). "BBC conductor signs up until 2008". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  6. ^ Tim Ashley (2005-06-01). "BBC Philharmonic/ Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  7. ^ Tim Ashley (2005-06-22). "BBCPO / Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  8. ^ David Ward (2005-06-13). "Beethoven joins iPod generation". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  9. ^ Charlotte Higgins (2005-06-21). "Beethoven (1.4m) beats Bono (20,000) in battle of the internet downloads". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  10. ^ David Ward (2006-10-11). "Noseda becomes chief conductor of BBC Philharmonic". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  11. ^ "Juanjo Mena set to succeed Gianandrea Noseda in 2011" (Press release). BBC Philharmonic. 5 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-08. 
  12. ^ "London Symphony Orchestra announces changes to its family of conductors from the 2016/17 season" (Press release). London Symphony Orchestra. 24 February 2016. Retrieved 2017-07-22. 
  13. ^ Andrew Druckenbrod (2010-09-08). "Noseda fills last spot in PSO conductor trio". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2017-07-22. 
  14. ^ Anne Midgette (2016-01-04). "National Symphony Orchestra names rising star Gianandrea Noseda as music director". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2016-01-04. 
  15. ^ Edward Greenfield (2003-06-13). "Prokofiev: The Stone Flower: BBC Philharmonic/ Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  16. ^ Andrew Clements (2004-10-29). "Dallapiccola: Tartiniana; Due Pezzi; Variations for Orchestra; Piccola Musica Notturna; Symphonic Fragment from Marsia, Ehnes/ BBC Philharmonic/Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  17. ^ Andrew Clements (2005-07-01). "Dvorak: Piano Concerto; Violin Concerto, Hayroudinoff/ Ehnes/ BBC Philharmonic/ Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  18. ^ Tim Ashley (2005-10-07). "Liszt: Ce qu'on Entend sur la Montagne; Tasso; Les Préludes; Orpheus BBC Philharmonic/ Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  19. ^ Tim Ashley (2005-12-02). "Karlowicz: Returning Waves; A Sorrowful Tale; Episode at a Masquerade, BBC Philharmonic/ Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  20. ^ Tim Ashley (2006-02-10). "Shostakovich: Suite on Words of Michelangelo; Six Romances, etc, Abdrazakov/ BBCPO/Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  21. ^ The Isle of the Dead; "Youth Symphony" 1891 in D minor; Symphony no. 1 in D minor. BBC Philharmonic/Gianandrea Noseda. Recorded 20-31 January 2008.
  22. ^ Edward Greenfield (2003-08-01). "Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque, etc: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/ Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09. 
  23. ^ Tim Ashley (2006-12-08). "Respighi: Preludio, Corale e Fuga, Burlesca, Rossiniana etc, BBC Philharmonic/Noseda". The Guardian. Retrieved 2007-05-09.