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Angela Curiale,   Born in Catania, she began her vocal studies with Soprano  Graziella Reina and later with Soprano Maria Giovanna Lo  Cicero.   She obtained, under the guidance of  Maestro Carmelo De  Salvo, the diploma of vocal music at the Conservatorio  Statale di  Musica "F. Torrefranca" di Vibo Valentia with top  honors. She specialized in baroque music under the guidance of  soprano Lavinia Bertotti. For several years, she toured in Sicily, both as a soloist and  as a member of various ensembles.   She currently works with the following groups of antique  music: the Ensemble "Studium Musicae" directed by  Maestro Paolo Cipolla,  debuted in the oratory of  A.  Stradella "La Susanna", as the protagonist, earning a very  warm reception, “Gesù al Sepolcro" by G. Perti, the  "Serenata in Onore di S. Agatha" by G. Jeremiah, “Il Cristo  Smarrito" by D. Mazzocchi, Ensemble "Mille Regrets"  directed by M. Salvo Pappalardo, in which she performed as  a soloist for the Week of Baroque Catanese getting rave  reviews in the Sicilian newspapers, Ensemble "Cantemus  Domino" directed by Maestro Peter Valguarnera, with  whom she often performs as a soloist, in Gregorian  monodies, throughout Sicily for many associations and  organizations, such as: the National Society Dante Alighieri,  the Institute Siciliano of Ancient Music, the Cultural  Association Romeo Prampolini of Catania, the Association  for Antique Music, “A. il Verso” of Palermo, in Palermo and  Monreale.   In 2004, she participated in the 3rd Musical Theatre  workshop of 700 held by Maestro Enzo Dara, for the staging  of  dell'opera buffa, “Prima la Musica poi le Prole" by A.  Salieri.   She took part in various seminars  and workshops  including: the International Campus of Music of the town of  Gallodoro (ME), the Corso Internazionale di  Musica Antica  XXXVI of Urbino, performing as a soloist for the concerts, of  the courses, receiving an enthusiastic consensus.   She participated in the soundtrack of the film "Barbara  Courage of Faith", with music by               M° S. Coniglio, in  which she also performed a solo piece composed for her.    She has participated in the artistic season Taormina Arte  2007, singing in the opera "Medea" by Luigi Cherubini, as a  member of the Sicilian Regional Choir, conducted by  Maestro Fabio Ciulla.   She also directed several teaching concerts for students of  state colleges and the province of Catania.  From 2004- 2008 directed the Project "Scuola in Coro" at the  Liceo Scientifico Statale "E. Boggio Lera" in Catania.   In October 2007 she opened the season with: "Libero Palco"  at the Teatro Sangiorgi in Catania and in December, she was  called, by the artistic direction, for another participation in  “Libero Palco”, where she performed as soloist accompanied  by the "Corale Polifonica Catanese" directed by Maestro  Giovanni Raddino. In September 2008, on behalf of the Teatro Massimo Bellini  in Catania, she took part in Bellini's Day. In October, she was chosen for the debut of the vocalists' course, “Debutto  All'Opera”, "L'inizio di una Carriera", for the role of   Annina, in the opera, "La Traviata" by Giuseppe Verdi,  organized by the Centro Europeo di Musica , Arte e Natura,  held in Rome, at the Teatro di San Pietro. In February 2009, she performed as a soloist in the first  performance of  I Solenni Vespri Pontificali in honor of  S.  Agata, written and orchestrated by Maestro Paolo Cipolla,  accompanied by the Youth Orchestra "Riviera dei Ciclopi",  conducted by Maestro William D' Arrigo and the choir of S.  Agata al Carcere and the Ensemble Cantemus Domino  directed by Maestro Giovanni Raddino and Pietro  Valguarnera. In 2010, she played the role of  Myosotis in the operetta "The  Cin Ci La". In March 2011, she took part in "Scugnizza" on behalf of the  Society of Operettas "Convivium", playing the role of Gaby.  In August 2011, she received the National Prize “Nuccio  Costa” and in September she sang in Tosca and in La  Traviata, at the Teatro Antico in Taormina, under the  direction of Maestro Veronesi.   In November 2011, she played the role of Violetta for the  concert version of "La Traviata". In 2013, in collaboration with the Haffner Orchestra, she  participated in the concert event for dell'ABIO.   In 2014, she played the role of Nela in the operetta "La Terra  dei Campanelli".  She was one of the founders of the former Polyphonic Choir  "S. Agata al Carcere" and is currently the Deputy Chairman  of the Choir of S. Giorgio, of which she is also the Master  Collaborator.
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