Whoever’s doing media for the previously unprepossessing conductor Gianandrea Noseda should be up for a Christmas bonus.
First, they used the desperate New York Times – without a music exclusive all year – to splash a thin story about his threatened walkout from Torino. Then, along with various other soft plants, they splashed the balding maestro across the glossies.
Here’s Gianni in the new Vanity Fair, no less.
In some kind of violin-shop-cum-delicatessen.
photo (c) Nigel Parry