Born and raised in Apulia, the Italian organist Angela Amodio completed her first studies at the “Nino Rota” Conservatory in Monopoli, where she graduated with the highest grade in organ and organ composition in 1997. In addition, she was active in church music throughout the country as organist, répétiteur and basso continuo player for various choirs.
Her subsequent attendance at master classes with Josep Mas Bonet, Olivier Latry, Michael Radulescu, Klemens Schnorr, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini and Wolfgang Zerer encouraged her to pursue further diploma studies abroad. After postgraduate artistic studies at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg/Breisgau with Klemens Schnorr (1999-2001), she studied for a Master’s degree in concert organ at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna with Michael Radulescu (2002-2005). At the same time she studied harpsichord with Gordon Murray.
Angela Amodio has won prizes at various competitions in Italy. Her concert activity takes her as a soloist to historical and modern organs in Europe. From 1999 to 2001 she was organist at the Catholic Church of St. Albert in Freiburg/Breisgau. Since 2002 she has been organist and organiser of the church music program at St. Gabriel in Maria Enzersdorf (Lower Austria). In 2019, she initiated and supervised the restoration of a Johann Marcell Kaufmann organ from 1892 for the crypt of the monastery church. She produced two CDs with the titles “Magnificat” and “Veni creator” – Organ Sounds from St. Gabriel on the tonally versatile Rieger organ of the monastery. A large cross-section of the organ works of William Albright is released as a double CD with the title “The King of Instruments” in October 2023.