His title with the BBC Philharmonic was "Principal Conductor", with the title changed to "Chief Conductor" in Oct 2006

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Gianandrea Noseda (born 23 April 1964) is an Italian conductor. 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 principal conductor of the Teatro Regio di Torino.

In December 2001, Noseda was named Principal Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, and assumed the post in September 2002. In July 2003, Noseda extended his contract with the orchestra to 2008. 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 available for download. In October 2006, Noseda extended his contract for another two years and his title was changed to Chief Conductor. He concluded his BBC Philharmonic tenure after the 2010-2011 season and now has the title of conductor laureate. Gianandrea Noseda is also principal guest conductor of the Israel Philharmonic since May 2011.

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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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2002 BBC Music, Volume 10, Number 11: The Golden Spinning-Wheel / Symphony no. 8 Dvořák; BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2003 Opera Arias Anna Netrebko, Wiener Philharmoniker, Gianandrea Noseda 3
2004 Sinfonia "La Grande" D. 944, Ouverture in Mi minore D. 648 Franz Schubert; BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2007 Francesca da Rimini Rachmaninov; BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2009 Orchestral Works Wolf-Ferrari; Karen Geoghegan, BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2010 Karen Geoghegan plays Mozart, Rossini, Kreutzer, Crusell Mozart, Rossini, Kreutzer, Crusell; Karen Geoghegan, BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2011 Orchestral Works, Volume 1: Symphony no. 6 / Overture: The Bride of Messina Johann Rufinatscha; BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2011 Symphony no. 3 / Divertomento concertante / Concerto soirée Nino Rota; Davide Botto, Barry Douglas, Filarmonica '900 Teatro Regio, Turin, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2011 Symphony No. 3 / Prince Rostislav / Caprice bohémien Rachmaninoff; BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2011 Violin Concertos nos. 1 and 2 / Viola Concerto Bartók; James Ehnes, BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 2
2012 Concerto for Orchestra / A notte alta / Symphonic Fragments from "La donna serpente" Alfredo Casella; BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda, Martin Roscoe 1
2013 Magnificat / Salmo IX° Goffredo Petrassi; Sabina Cvilak, Orchestra & Coro Teatro Regio Torino, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2013 Symphony no. 3 / Italia / Introduzione, corale e marcia Alfredo Casella; BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2014 Piano Concertos nos. 1-5 Sergey Prokofiev; BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet 2

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2009 BBC Music, Volume 17, Number 8: Il tabarro Live Giacomo Puccini; Barbara Frittoli, Miro Dvorsky, Lado Ataneli, Jane Henschel, Barry Banks, Alastair Miles, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Singers , Gianandrea Noseda 1
2010 BBC Music, Volume 18, Number 5: Symphony No. 4 / Konzertstück for Four Horns (BBC Philharmonic) Live Robert Schumann; BBC Philharmonic, David Pyatt, Michael Thompson, Martin Owen, Cormac Ó hAodaín, Sir Charles Mackerras, Gianandrea Noseda 1
2012 War Requiem Live Britten; Ian Bostridge, Simon Keenlyside, Sabina Cvilak, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda 2

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