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Antonio Magarelli



Antonio Magarelli was born in Molfetta (Ba). He is graduated in Piano, Music Pedagogy, Choral Music and Choir direction, Band Instrumentation, and Orchestral Conducting from Bari and Monopoli Conservatories of Music. He continued his studies of conducting technique and interpretation of choral and orchestral repertoire with Peter Neumann, Gary Graden, Nicole Corti, Javier Busto, Bo Holten and Dominique Rouits. He attended the International Academy for choral Conductors and Singers in Fano and the Choral conducting seminar at Monopoli Conservatoire, with Filippo Maria Bressan. He studied singing techniques with Claudio Cavina and Steve Woodbury. He specialized in the interpretation and practice of the Renaissance and Baroque repertoire with Giovanni Acciai, Ottavio Dantone, and Filippo Maria Bressan. He attended an annual course of Semiography and Musical Palaeography and a Laboratory of Renaissance and Baroque music with Giovanni Acciai at “S. Cecilia” Institute in Brescia. He directed the world premiere of two new works by composers from Puglia: the Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Secundum Joannem (1816), a sacred oratory for soloists, choir and orchestra by Vito Antonio Raffaele Cozzoli (1777-1817), and the Inno al Sole, by Giuseppe Millico (1737- 1802), a cantata for two sopranos and orchestra with period instruments. Recently he has directed works from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries: the Te Deum H. 146 in D major, the Messe de Minuit H. 9 and the Magnificat for 3 voices and continuo by M. A. Charpentier; the Stabat Mater by G. B. Pergolesi; the Gloria RV 589 by A. Vivaldi; the Messiah (full version) by G. F. Händel; the Missa Brevis Kv 275 and the Divertimenti per orchestra by W. A. Mozart; H. Purcell’s The Fairy Queen and King Arthur; the Mass in G minor and the orchestral suites by J. S. Bach; the Concert for piano and orchestra n. 21 in C major by W. A. Mozart; the Symphonies for orchestra n. 1, n. 7 and the Coriolano ouverture by L. van Beethoven; the Te Deum by N. Jommelli; the Concerti Grossi by A. Corelli; Gli stravaganti, an intermezzo by N. Piccinni; the Mass No. 2 in G Major, D. 167 by F. Schubert. He recorded with DIGRESSIONE MUSIC label the Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi Secundum Joannem (1816), sacred oratorio for soloists, choir and orchestra by Vito Antonio Raffaele Cozzoli and Officia in feria V et VI maioris hebdomadae by Antonio Pansini (1703- 1791). He is a guest, for some editions of the “Anima Mea” festival in Puglia and Hungary, of the “Maldon Festival of Arts” 2015 (UK), of the International Festival of Belfort (FR), of the “Pontifical Committee of Historical Sciences” in Rome. He directed the premiere of the Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Lucam by Giovanni Maria Trabaci for the Duni Festival. He participated, as a speaker, at the VI National Convention at the “Research Center of History and Art” in Bitonto (Ba), publishing an essay on the Renaissance composer Agostino Scozzese. He edited the transcription of some works by Francesco Durante, two books of madrigals by Luzzasco Luzzaschi, and some compositions by Isabella Leonarda. Collaborates as a teacher and director of instrumental vocal groups in courses at the summer courses of baroque chamber music with "Amsterdam Academy" in Umbria, with which he has performed in numerous concerts. He coordinates the activities of ensemble music for ancient instruments and vocal laboratory. He is director of the “Cappella Musicale Corradiana”, choir and orchestra.




June 10-13th

Masterclass on Baroque music theory and practice

Antonio Magarelli teacher

June 18th

Triomf van de Muzen
Accademia Amsterdam

Antonio Magarelli | artistieke leiding en orgelcontinuo
Caroline Stam | sopraan
Oscar Verhaar | countertenor
André Pérez | tenor
João Luís Paixão | bas-bariton
Onno Verschoor | hobo, blokfluit
Mariëtte Holtrop | viool
Jan Pieter van Coolwijk | viool
Niek Idema | altviool
Wilma van der Wardt | viola da gamba
Mattia Corso | violone
Gottfrid van Eck | verteller

8:00 pm - Hoorn, Oosterkerk (NL)

November 12th

Workshop door leden van Accademia Amsterdam t.b.v. “Monteverdi-project” aangeboden aan Vocaal Ensemble Coqu.

“Monteverdi en de ‘Vespro della Beata Vergine’ in het licht van zijn tijd”

Workshop op zaterdag 12 november 2022 (14:00-ca.18:00) o.l.v. de Italiaanse Monteverdi-specialist en koordirigent Antonio Magarelli i.s.m. 2 leden van Accademia Amsterdam, met actieve vocale deelname.

November 15th


Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Il Sesto libro dei Madrigali a cinque voci
Lamento d'Arianna - Sestina

Gaetano Magarelli harpsichord
Antonella Parisi bass viol 

Antonio Magarelli conductor

Museo Diocesano, Molfetta
7.30 pm

Official Photo

© Clarissa Lapolla photo