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Andrea Coen

Andrea Coen

ANDREA COEN (b. 1960, Rome, Italy), graduated in musicology at the La Sapienza University Rome, he received his degree in harpsichord from the Royal College of Music in London. After a period of research and study of Renaissance, Baroque and Classical performance techniques with such acclaimed musicians like Ton Koopman, David Collyer, Glenn Wilson and Emilia Fadini, dedicated himself to an intense concert carreer in Italy and all over the world, performing as soloist of harpsichord, organ and fortepiano and in various chamber and vocal ensembles. He is responsible for the first complete critical edition of the D. Cimarosa’s keyboard Sonatas and two Piano Sextets, and of the Intavolatura di Ancona (1644). At present he is in the scientific committee of the Opera Omnia di Muzio Clementi (60 vols), in the advisory board of Ad Parnassum (Journal if Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Instrumental Music), and he is working at the first critical edition of B. Marcello’s L’estro poetico-armonico. Andrea Coen regulary collaborates with artists like Christopher Hogwood, Monica Huggett, Aris Christofellis, Sergio Azzolini as well as the Ensemble Seicentonovecento, Modo Antiquo, Collegium Pro Musica, L’Arte dell’arco and Odhecaton. He is in the scientific committée of the Foundation “Le Colonne del Decumano” of Naples (early music research). Andrea Coen worked as a musical consultant for the Italian Broadcasting (RAI-Radiotelevisione Italiana) since 1986 and for the Vatican Broadcasting (Radio Vaticana) and Stream TV; he teaches harpsichord and ancient keyboards at L’Aquila’s State Conservatory, and is the First Organist in the Basilica di San Giacomo in Augusta (Rome). In march 2007 he was invited by Prof. Plantinga at Yale Univ. and by Prof. Bilson at Cornell Univ. for his solo recital “Grand Tour a rébour”. In 2008 he done important and very appreciated recitals at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, Ravenna Festival and Tokyo Opera City. In 2012 he was visiting artist at the Buthler School of Music of Texas university (Austin). In 2013 he collaborated as first organist with Sir Antonio Pappano in Rome for the performance of the St. Matthew Passion of J. S. Bach.

His solistic recordings can be found on the Stradivarius, Dynamic, EMI, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Denon, Musicaimmagine Records and Bongiovanni labels. In 2001 he was invited in the jury of Premio Bonporti (Rovereto) with Bart Kuijken, Chiara Banchini and Gustav Leonhart. After his acclaimed recording (3 CDs) of L. Giustini’s 12 Sonatas, are now available for Brilliant Classics 6 other CDs with music of D. Scarlatti and Telemann and the first recording of the C. P. E. Bach’s complete Keyboard Variations. Coming soon: the first recording of the Kleine Kammermusik of Telemann for harpsichord solo.