Leonardo GASPARINI was born in Venice (Italy) where he studied music and founded a Chamber Orchestra. He later was taught by Maestro Sergiu CELIBIDACHE. Living in France for a few years, he is currently Professor at the renown Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris. He is a specialist of French composer Antoine DUHAMEL : he created many of his works such as the movie soundtrack of "Laissez-Passer" (directed by Bertrand Tavernier and Golden Bear at the Berlin Festival in 2002). His latest performances lead him recently in Lisbon (Teatro Nacional Sao Carlo, invited by Zoltan Pesko), in Italy (Maggio Musicale di Firenze, Orchestra della Magna Grecia), in Mexico (UNAM, Oaxaca, Guadalajara) and in Romania.
He is to conduct several concerts with Orchestre Pasdeloup de Paris (the most ancient symphony orchestra in France) during its next season.