Angelo Coccìa


Angelo Coccìa was born in Rome in 1967. He began to study music very young. He finished his Principle composition studies (teacher E. Alandia), organ music: (teacher, J.Paradell) and graduated brilliantly in Piano at the S.Cecilia Conservatory in Rome (teacher A.Spada), as well as conductor of the L.Refice Conservatory in Frosinone (teacher C.Delfrate). At the same time, after completing classical studies, he got the university degree in law.

He  studied as conductor with Nicola Samale in Rome completing his studies in Milan with Gianluigi Gelmetti with the institution "Pomeriggi musicali". In Germany he collaborated with Fabrizio Ventura as substitute conductor in various lyrical productions at the State theatre of Braunschweig. He was awarded a prize at the national piano competition "City of Rome l989". In 1993 he took part in the international jury of the "Valentino Bucchi prize" of Rome Capital City.

He is president of the cultural association "I filarmonici Romani" and conductor as well of the chorus of the same association.

He is also the main conductor of the polyphonic chorus "Psallite Sapienter" of Rome. Since l996 he conducts the symphonic orchestra A.M.O.Di.R. His intense activity as pianist and conductor was demonstrated in choruses for various corporations and Institutions among which: "Manzoni " theatre in Rome, "Flavio Vespasiano" theatre in Rieti, "Nestor" theatre in Frosinone, the Association "Il Tempietto", " "Associazione fra i Romani"", "CRAL".of Acea, "The Italian Red Cross" the Town-hall of Rome, Spello and Supino and the "Psallite Sapienter Association" of Rome. He played several lyrical recitals as well as creating and directing lyrical productions with the Association "I filarmonici di Roma" such as: "La serva padrona", "L' Elisir d' Amore", "Rigoletto", "La Traviata", "Il Trovatore", "Il Barbiere di Siviglia", "Cavalleria Rusticana", "La Boheme", "Madame Butterfly" and others.

He was invited to inaugurate the lyrical and theatrical summer season of the city of Spello performing "La Traviata".

He directed numerous concerts at the Manzoni theatre in Rome playing Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven symphonies. He has done numerous choral and symphonic concerts in various roman churches executing: the Pergolesi "Stabat Mater", Mozart "Requiem", "The Coronations Mass", "The Vesperae Solemnes de Confessore", Cherubini "Requiem" in C m, and M. Duruflé "Requiem" op.9.

He recorded some pieces of sacred music and choral-symphonic music for the Pauline editions. His symphonic and lyric repertory includes the following authors: Beethoven, Brahms, Donizetti, Duruflé, Dvoràk, Canonica, Corelli, Haydn, Lehar, Mozart, Pergolesi, Puccini, Schubert, Tzchaikowsky, Verdi and Vivaldi.

He is teaching Musical analysis at the therapeutic training school "Anni Verdi" , a Roman Association

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