Gianandrea Noseda Will Lead National Symphony Orchestra

Gianandrea Noseda to Lead National Symphony Orchestra

Gianandrea Noseda will direct the Orchestra at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda has been named the new music director of the National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He studied piano, composition and conducting in Milan. He furthered his conducting studies with Donato Renzetti, Myung-Whun Chung and Valery Gergiev.

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.
 
Noseda has conducted several recordings with the BBC Philharmonic for the Chandos label, of Prokofiev,Dallapiccola (including the world premiere recording of Dallapiccola's Partita), Dvořák,Liszt,Karłowicz,Casella, Shostakovich,Rachmaninoff, and Respighi.
 
Noseda holds the honour of Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, for his contributions to the artistic life of Italy.

 

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