Widely recognized as one of the leading conductors of his generation, Gianandrea Noseda is the International Opera Awards Conductor of the Year 2016 and the Musical America’s Conductor of the Year 2015. He was recently appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra beginning with the 2016/17 season, while from the 2017/18 season he will become Music Director of the National Symphony Orchestra at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., an appointment recognized internationally. Music Director of the Teatro Regio Torino since 2007 his initiatives have propelled the Teatro Regio Torino onto the global stage, where it has become one of Italy’s most important cultural ambassadors. Under his leadership the Teatro Regio Torino has recorded with the leading singers of our time and embarked on tours to Austria, China, France, Germany, Japan, Russia and the United States, including the recent visits to the Hong Kong and Savonlinna Festivals. 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 and in 1997 he was appointed the first foreign Principal Guest Conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre, a position he held for a decade. Gianandrea Noseda works regularly with the world’s leading orchestra such as the NHK Symphony in Japan, the Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Philadelphia orchestras in North America and the Orchestre de Paris, Orchestra of Santa Cecilia, Filarmonica della Scala and Wiener Symphoniker in Europe. In May 2015 he made his debut with the Berlin Philharmonic and in June 2016 with the Münchner Philharmoniker. Gianandrea Noseda’s operatic activity is equally intense and successful. He has a long standing relationship with The Metropolitan Opera, which dates back to 2002, where he has conducted many new productions: the two most recent ones were widely praised operas not seen at The Met in a century, such as Borodin’s Prince Igor available on Deutsche Grammophon and Bizet’s Les pêcheurs de perles, soon available on Warner Classics, both DVDs. In August 2015 he made his debut at the Salzburg Festival with the Wiener Philharmoniker conducting Il trovatore and conducting a new production of the same title he made his debut at the Royal Opera House in London in July 2016. Gianandrea Noseda intense recording activity counts over fifty CDs, many of which have been celebrated by critics and received awards. His Musica Italiana project, which he initiated over ten years ago, has chronicled underappreciated Italian repertoire of the 20th Century. Conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino he has recorded albums with Ildebrando d’Arcangelo, Diana Damrau, Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazon. His recordings are also available on LSO Live, Helicon Classics and Foné. A native of Milan, Maestro Noseda is Cavaliere Ufficiale al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, marking his contribution to the artistic life of Italy.