Leonardo Taio

Viola

Born 1998, starting violin study at age 8, Leonardo is an honors graduate in violin and viola from G. Verdi Conservatory of Como. In August 2017 he studied viola specialization with Bruno Giuranna at the Accademia Chigianna of Siena and obtained a Diploma of Merit. He currently attends Maestro Carlo Fabiano’s advanced chamber music course at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. He has attended many masterclasses Рboth as solo performer and in string quartet formation, Рreceived awards in international competitions and has performed in numerous concerts, Рboth as violinist and as violist Рin orchestra and chamber ensembles from duo to quartet and on up to string octet. Fond of early music he enjoys playing on original instruments and strings.