Leonardo Gasparini



Leonardo has just been appointed
Artistic Director of the OFJ, Guadalajara, Mexico!

 photo : Richard Baltauss
Gasparini with N. Radulovic, Theatre Mogador - Paris 2006

La Nazione - Firenze - Italy    La Bohème, G.Puccini
…. Great success for Puccini in Mexico. The Bohème staged by Festival Puccini (Torre del Lago) was a mostly awaited event at 2007 Chihuahua’s Festival ….  The Venitian conductor Leonardo Gasparini staged a passionate version of Puccini’s masterpiece.

Musical Studies and Experience
Leonardo Gasparini was a close disciple of Maestro Sergiu Celibidache from 1978-1996 participating in the International Conductors' courses held with the Munich Philharmonic and regularly attending the Musical Phenomenology Seminars held at the Gutenberg University of Mainz. From 1986-1992 he was assistant conductor to Zoltan Pesko in various productions in Italy and abroad. He worked with Claudio Abbado on the productions ofViaggio a Reims by Rossini at the Festival di Pesaro 1984, and of Prometeo by Luigi Nono at the Festival della Biennale di Venezia, 1984.

Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Florence - Orchestra Filarmonica  A. Toscanini, Parma- Orchestra of Turin RAI -Pomeriggi Musicali, Milan - Orchestra dell'Angelicum de Milan - Orchestra Sinfonica di Lecce - Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo - Orchestra da Camera Siciliana - Orchestra Sinfonica di Rovigo.

Camerata du Festival de Guadalajara - Orquesta Filarmónica de Querétaro - Camerata de las Americas UNAM -Filarmónica de Jalisco - Camerata de Zapopan - Filarmónica de Querétaro - Filarmónica del Estado de Chihuahua - Orquesta Sinfónica de Oaxaca Orquesta Sinfonica Juvenil de Zapopan.

London Symphony Orchestra - Orchestra of Teatro Nacional Sao Carlo, Lisbon - Orchestra Din Stat Oradea, Romania - National Philarmonic Choir and Orchestra of Moldavia - Kishinev .

Orchestre Pasdeloup  - Orchestre de l'École Normale Supérieure de Paris - Orchestre des jeunes européens - Orchestre Ut Cinquième - Ensemble Benjamin Britten - Orchestre Métropolitain de Paris.

Recording of film music :
L'Affaire Marcorelle by Serge Le Peron (2000) - Les Destinées Sentimentales by Olivier Assayas (2000) - L’Homme du Large by Marcel l’Herbier, Arte-Gaumont (2001) - Laisser passer by Bertrand Tavernier (2001) , Golden bear for the best music - Berlin Festival 2002 - El Embrujo de Shangai by Fernando Trueba (2002) - Depuis qu'Otar est parti by Julie Bertucelli ( 2003 ) - L’Affaire Ben Barka by Jean-Pierre Sinapi (2007) - A Droite Toute by Marcel Bluwal (2007) , First Prize for the best music, Festival FIPA, Bordeaux 2008

Represented in France by :
Michel Faussurier
70 Boulevard de Picpus
F 75012 Paris France
Tel +33 1 43 40 02 10 – Fax +33 1 43 40 02 12
Represented in Italy by :
Ornella Cogliolo
Via Valadier 1
I - 00193 Roma
 Tel - +39 6 320 7627  Fax - +39 6 320 7628

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