Gianandrea Noseda conducts a new Adriana Lecouvreur at the MET

«That these performances made “Adriana” seem more musically substantial than usual was also thanks to the insightful conducting of Gianandrea Noseda. Cilea emerged during a period in Italian opera, dominated by Puccini, when the public could not get enough of hot-blooded, verismo (essentially true to life) music dramas. When it comes to harmonic daring and subtle manipulations of melodic motifs, Cilea was no Puccini. But without pumping up or milking the music in any way, Mr. Noseda led a vigorous, exacting and pulsing performance, drawing out inner details and ...

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Dal 2019 Donato Renzetti terrà i suoi Corsi di Direzione d’Orchestra presso la Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento di Saluzzo

Obiettivo Orchestra è un percorso formativo promosso congiuntamente dalla Fondazione Scuola Alto Perfezionamento di Saluzzo e Filarmonica TRT. Il progetto, unico nel suo genere in Italia, è finalizzato all’inserimento nel mondo lavorativo della professione orchestrale. Avviato nel 2016 il programma vede coinvolti come insegnanti le prime parti della Filarmonica Teatro Regio Torino. Il successo del corso ha portato alla costante crescita delle iscrizioni e dell’attenzione dei giovani musicisti. Quest’anno il corpo docenti di Obiettivo Orchestra si arricchisce poi ...

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Jérémie Rhorer gagne le défi d’une Traviata sans précédents

«Pour cette nouvelle production de la Traviata présentée au Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, le chef Jérémie Rhorer, à la tête du Cercle de l’Harmonie qu’il a créé en 2005, a suivi une démarche historiquement informée: rétablissement des coupes, instruments d’époque et la à 432 hertz (hz). Le geste est fréquent au sein du milieu baroque où, depuis Nikolaus Harnoncourt - dont Rhorer se réclame -, les interprétations sont le plus souvent respectueuses des conditions de création originelles. (…) Au-delà du diapason, c’est le respect de l’intég...

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Daniele Rustioni makes his debut with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

«Italian conductor Daniele Rustioni is – at a mere 35 years old – a young slip of a thing in conductorly terms, but in his gestures and demeanour he is really rather old school. Making his debut with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, he resorted to lots of old tricks to get his chosen sound out of the orchestra, be it pulling faces or rolling his eyes, or crouching to the ground any time he wanted a pianissimo. The orchestra seemed to rather like it, though, and most of them wore broad smiles for much of this concert, always a good sign. He was here to continue the ...

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Daniele Rustioni returns to the Ulster Orchestra

«The Ulster Orchestra, under the baton of the distinguished young conductor Daniele Rustioni, continued its successful 2018-19 season with music by Busoni, Mozart and Schubert in a well-filled Ulster Hall. (…) Under the direction of Rustioni, this was a stately and measured performance of this truly "great" symphony, which finally burst into life in the finale. Schubert was never a composer to waste a good tune and he repeated the main theme all the way to its triumphant climax, to sustained and deserved applause. The Ulster Orchestra is looking for a new principal ...

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Daniele Rustioni and the Opéra National de Lyon présentent Nabucco à Lyon et Paris

«Les premiers Verdi sont particulièrement difficiles à réussir: fougueux, souvent hautement inspirés, ils comportent quelques pages pouvant parfois paraître un peu faciles ou frustes lorsque le chef et/ou l’orchestre saisissent mal les enjeux esthétiques ou dramatiques des œuvres. Ce n’est pas le cas lorsque Daniele Rustioni est aux commandes: après Attila et Macbeth l’an dernier, ce Nabucco confirme les affinités entre le chef italien et ce répertoire. D’une concentration et d’une implication permanentes, Daniele Rustioni semble habité par cette ...

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Gianandrea Noseda and the London Symphony Orchestra for the World Premiere of James MacMillan’s All the Hills and Vales Along

«A packed Barbican Hall gave a heartfelt endorsement to both parts of this stimulating programme of similarities and contrasts. James MacMillan’s All the Hills and Vales Along is described as an oratorio. (…) Then a blistering performance of Shostakovich’s monumental Fourth Symphony – a work he “voluntarily” shelved in 1936 following his “officially sanctioned” denunciation following Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. That it only achieved its first performance in 1961 still seems astonishing. The abrupt and unsettling switches of tempo and mood were deftly negoti...

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Daniele Rustioni ouvre sa deuxième saison à l’Opéra National de Lyon avec Mefistofele de Boito

«(…) l'orchestre et les chœurs de l'Opéra de Lyon atteignent des sommets, sous la direction de Daniele Rustioni. (…) C'est aussi lors des scènes chorales que la direction de Daniele Rustioni atteint ses sommets les plus élevés, faisant passer sur tout l'édifice un souffle ardent et unificateur. La maîtrise des masses sonores, de leur cohésion et de leur mise en tension, est absolument époustouflante.» Diapason, Emmanuel Dupuy «Dans la fosse, Daniele Rustioni et l’orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon cherchent une forme d’interprétation brute. Le chef ...

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Daniele Rustioni présente MEFISTOFELE à RCF Radio

Daniele Rustioni a été l’invité de Radio RCF pour présenter la production de MEFISTOFELE de Boito, avec laquelle il inaugurera sa deuxième saison en tant que Directeur Principal de l’Opéra National de Lyon. Pour écouter l’émission: https://rcf.fr/culture/musique/daniele-rustioni-le-maestro-de-l-opera

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Gianandrea Noseda extends NSO contract through 2024-2025 season

«Gianandrea Noseda will be staying in Washington. One year into the conductor’s tenure as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra, Gary Ginstling, the orchestra’s executive director, announced a four-year contract extension, through 2024-2025, from the stage of the Kennedy Center Concert Hall during the orchestra’s season-opening gala Saturday night (…).The announcement put to rest some anxieties that the popular Noseda might look elsewhere after the expiration of his initial contract at the end of the 2020-2021 season — concerns that were augmented ...

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