Born in Italy, Antonio Puccio studied Piano, Composition, Orchestral and Choral Conducting, Singing, Philosophy, Psychology and Aesthetics of Music.
In 2020 he made his debut as a writer with a novel about Music as a metaphor for life as well as Beauty, gesture and breath as essential elements for each of us: “L’Incantesimo del Gesto e L’Alchimia del Respiro”.
December 2019 – January 2020: China Tour – Taizhou, Heyuan, Shenzhen, Zhongshan and Nanjing, L. van Beethoven – Sinfonia n. 3 op. 55 “Eroica”, L. van Beethoven – Piano Concerto n. 3 op. 37, L. van Beethoven – Triplo Concerto op. 56, W.A. Mozart – Le Nozze di Figaro (Ouverture), Conductor of Philharmonie Salzburg
2018: Masterclass, coaching, training, specialisation courses for musicians and singers and special projects
2017: Politeama Mario Foglietti Theatre, Catanzaro, New Season Opening Concert, G. Rossini, La Gazza Ladra (Ouverture) and Guillaume Tell (Ouverture), L. van Beethoven – Sinfonia n. 3 op. 55 “Eroica“, Conductor of Berliner Symphoniker Orchestra
2017: Opera di Algeri, A. Vivaldi – Concerto in Re minore per Violino, Violoncello e Archi op. 3 n. 11 e Concerto in Sol minore per Violino, Violoncello e Archi op. 3 n. 2, A. Vivaldi – Cessate, omai cessate, G.B. Pergolesi – Salve Regina in Fa minore per Contralto, Archi e Continuo, conductor of L’Arco Magico Chamber Orchestra, Gaia Petrone mezzosoprano
2017: Auditorium Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, L. van Beethoven – Sinfonie n. 5 e n. 7, conductor of Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
2016: Conservatorio Santa Cecilia, Roma, G. F. Haendel – Concerti Grossi op. 6, conductor of L’Arco Magico Chamber Orchestra, full version audio-video live recording for the very first time in the world
2015: Auditorium Conciliazione, Rome, Giovanni Battista Pergolesi – STABAT MATER per soprano, contralto, archi e continuo,
Nicola Porpora – SALVE REGINA in Fa per contralto, archi e continuo,
Leonardo Leo – SALVE REGINA in Do minore per soprano, archi e continuo, conductor of L’Arco Magico Chamber Orchestra, Silvia Frigato soprano, Loriana Castellano mezzosoprano
2014: Milan – Teatro Dal Verme, Beethoven – Ouverture Op. 84, Schubert – Symphony No 8 Unfinished, Beethoven – Symphony No 5 Op. 67, conductor of I Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra
2013: Orvieto Duomo, music By G.B.Pergolesi – Stabat Mater, Salve Regina in Do minore, Salve Regina in La minore, Conductor of “L’Arco Magico” Chamber Orchestra (DVD)
2012: Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, music by Beethoven, Grieg, Berg, Mahler
2012: Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, Brahms – Symphony No 4 in E minor Op.98, Bruch – concert for Violin and Orchestra No 1 in G minor Op.26, Beethoven – “Coriolano” Ouverture Op.62 – Conductor of London Philharmonia Orchestra, Vadim Repin, violin
In 2012 he was founder and conductor of “l’Arco Magico” Chamber Orchestra.
2011: Rudolfinum Prague, Rossini – Stabat Mater – Conductor of the Czeck Philharmonic Orchestra and the Prague Philharmonic Choir.
2008: Conductor of the Symphonic Orchestra – Filarmonici di Roma – violin: Uto Ughi-a challenging program including Beethoven’s Symphony No 7 and concert for Violin and Orchestra.
2007: Conductor of the Symphonic Orchestra – Filarmonici di Roma – violin: Uto Ughi- Program including the Mozart, Symphony N° 40; Mendelssohn concert for Violin and Orchestra; Viotti, concert for Violin and Orchestra N° 22
2006: Accompanied Claudio Abbado on a number of international tours: Caracas, Orchestra Simon Bolivar; Bologna, Orchestra Mozart; Bolzano, Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, etc.
2005: Worked with Uto Ughi and Guest Opera Conductor for the ‘I Filarmonici di Roma Orchestra”
Since 2000, founder and conductor of choral and instrumental madrigalistic ensembles for a personal critical reading of the works of Monteverdi, Marenzio and Gesualdo. He is an expert vocal coach.