Leonardo Taio


Born in 1998, Leonardo Taio graduated in violin and viola with full marks and honors. In 2017 he attended the high specialization course in viola and chamber music held by Bruno Giuranna at the Chigiana Academy in Siena, obtaining the diploma of merit. He is regularly invited to play in the Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice, Filarmonica della Scala, and I Solisti di Pavia, and he played principal viola at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa

 In the chamber music field he has performed with renowned artists including Davide Cabassi, Gary Levinson, Claudio Bohórquez, Péter Nagy‚ and the Quartetto Prometeo, playing for festivals such as the Portogruaro International, Primavera di Baggio, and Virtuoso & Belcanto of Lucca. He graduated in chamber music at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia where he was awarded the Ninì Perno scholarship, and in 2021 and 2022 he attended the courses held by Simone Briatore at the DeSono Association in Turin. Recently in duo with the pianist Sofia Adinolfi he won first prize at the Gasparo da Salò chamber music competition in Brescia.