Alessandro Copia


Alessandro Copia


Alessandro Copia was born in Italy and started his musical education when he was four years old at the Suzuki Talent Center in Torino, Italy.

 He graduated in Violoncello at the Conservatorio G.Verdi in Torino and studied with Rocco Filippini at the "W. Stauffer" Academy in Cremona and Robert Cohen obteining a Master of Arts in Music Performance in Lugano, Switzerland.In 2009, he graduated in chamber music at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. 


Awarded with grants from Fondazione CRT, Torino and the Williamson Foundation for Music California, USA, he won many competitions, among wich the first prize at the Isole Borromee international competition, at the Pontinvrea international competition and, in 2005, the first prize at the Dino Caravita competition, achieving the Dino Caravita prize as "best cellist".


Alessandro has a busy artistic schedule giving concerts in Haverhill (GB), Milano, Venezia, Trieste, Udine, Lugano and Torino for the Dino Ciani Association with a particular emphasis on chamber music, playing together with artists such as L. Marzadori, M. Montore, F.Dego, B. Giuranna and S. Accardo, also giving concerts for Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Walter Stauffer Academy of Cremona, the European String Teacher Association, the Rome Chamber Music Festival and in Rome.


Recently, Alessandro played as soloist with the Aloisiana Youth Orchestra, with the Conservatorio G.Verdi Youth String Orchestra in Mulhouse, France and with the F.J.Haydn Chamber Orchestra in Legnano.


He is now collaborating with the Teatro Regio Torino Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai in Torino and the "Haydn Orchestrer" in Bolzano (IT); from 2008 to 2012 is the Principal Cello of the Fondazione Crt Orchestra in Torino and is currently the Principal Cello of the Perosi Chamber Ensemble in Biella playing with  conductors such as R.Muti, R. Chailly, Ana Chumachenco and P.Berman wich whom, in 2012 he recorded the Paganini Caprices in the version by Kuprevicius.


From 2012 is a founding member of the Trio Kanon by wich is studying with the “Trio di Parma” at the “International Chamber Music School” in Duino,  attending masterclasses with Alexander Lonquich at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena, Robert Cohen at Perosi Academy in Biella, Hatto Beyerle, Miguel da Silva and Annette von Henn at the Trondheim Chamber Music Academy 2014.


Alessandro plays a cello by Natale Carletti of 1977.