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Andrea Marchiol (Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord)

Born: December 16, ____ - Italy

The Italian conductor and organist, Andrea Marchiol, Andrea Marchiol, studied Organ at the Conservatory of Music in Udine. Given his particular interest in chamber music he then continued his studies at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. There he worked with Jesper Christensen in harpsichord playing and basso continuo.

has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Europe, Argentina, Australia, and Asia. As an assistant, he collaborated with music directors including Attilio Cremonesi, Sir Colin Davis, Diego Fasolis, Daniel Harding, Thomas Hengelbrock, Heinz Holliger, René Jacobs, Alessandro de Marchi, and Giuseppe Sinopoli, among others. As harpsicord-player he performed in various productions at the Staatsoper Berlin, La Monnaie in Brussels, Théâtre des Champs Elysées and Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Tiroler Landestheater in Innsbruck, Semperoper Dresden, Aalto-Theater Essen, Suntory Hall Tokyo, Congrss Hall Adelaide, as well as at Theater an der Wien, and Barbican Center in London. He also collaborated with Concerto Vocale, Ensemble 415, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Freiburger Barockorchester, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Dresden Staatskapelle and London Symphony Orchestra.

In 2006, Andrea Marchiol debuted as a conductor in Monteverdi’s Il Ritorno d’Ulisse at the „Grand Théâtre in Geneva. Since then he has led George Frideric Handel's Ezio at Theater Bonn, La Calisto at the Musik Festwochen Innsbruck, Johann Adolf Hasse's Piramo e Tisbe at the Potsdam Musikfestspiele, a concert version of Antonio Vivaldi's Farnace at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, G.F. Handel's Rinaldo at Prince Music Theatre Philadelphia (USA). Another special highlight during his carreer took place in June 2013 where he conducted Cecilia Bartoli and the Baroque music specialists „I Barocchisti “ during their tour "Mission".

Andrea Marchiol has led seminars on chamber music, harpsichord, and vocal music at the Festival d’arts Lyriques of Aix-en-Provence the University of Tokyo, the University of Mendoza, among other venues.

Since 1997, Andrea Marchiol has been titular organist at the cathedral in Venzone, Italy.

Source: Curtis Institute of Music (April 2016); Austria Barock Akademie Website
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Aryeh Oron (June 2016)

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