Leonardo Moretti

started studying the violin under the guidance of Luca Santaniello (Concertmaister of “Auditorium di Milano” Symphony Orchestra), achieving the pre-academic diploma at the age of fifteen and later he graduated (bachelor of music) at the “Conservatorio G. Verdi di Milano” with M.° Daniele Gay and Prof. C. Anzinger. He continues his studies with Masters Marco Fornaciari at “Accademia di Pisa” and F. Manara (Teatro Alla Scala)at “Accademia di Milano” (ABRSM - MMM) to become “Fellow of the Royal Schools of Music”.

He played with the orchestra for Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China in Bejging for Western New Year 2018, for the President of the Italian Republic at the Senate of Rome in the Christmas concert of 2016. He also played for the Minister of Culture of the Haitian government Raoul Peck in Winchester (2013), and for José Antonio Abreu Deputy in the Congress of Venezuela (2015).

He has participated in several Master and International Master Classes with Pavel Vernikov, Hitka Hosprova, Cinzia Barbagelata, Yulia Berinskaya, A. Perpich, Dejan Bogdanović, Anton Sorokow, and Ivry Gitlis, and several orchestral productions playing under the direction of Daniele Gatti, Gianandrea Noseda, Kurt Masur, Amedeo Monetti, Ovidiu Balàn, Marius Stravinsky and Gianna Fratta. He played in Duo with pianists such as Nigel Clayton, Cornelia Weiß, Simon Callaghan, Bruno Canino, Ya-En Lee, Jennifer Yu, Rosanna Re, Carlo Levi Minzi and Eric Chumachenco.

Over the years he has won over 18 regional, national and international competitions, including:

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11° Concorso Nazionale L'Aquila ("Marco Dall' Aquila") - 1° Premio Assoluto 100/100
Concorso Internazionale di Esecuzione Musicale "Nuovi Talenti" Città di Spinea - Diploma d' Onore 97/100 12° International Competition "Jan Langosz” - 1° Premio ex aequo (triplo)
6° Concorso Nazionale "Claudio Abbado" - Fondazione Milano _ 97/100
Auryn Competition, HfM Detmold University of Music – 5th Place
Euro Music Festival, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg – “Young Artist Concert”
23° Internetional Competition “Franz Schubert” and Modern Music – 1st Place
20° Concorso Regionale "Città di Torino" - 1° Premio Assoluto 100/100 _ Premio Rotary Club - 2° Prize Premio dei Conservatori ("Làszlò Spezzaferri”) - 1° Premio Assoluto 100/100 (Premio Virtuositè)
3° Classic Artists Online Competition (Lombardy) – 3° ex aequo
"Grand Prize Virtuoso” International Music Competition – 1st Place

Diapason D’Oro – Pordenone Music Festival (100/100)

He attended high specialization courses at the "Accademia Chigiana" with Boris Belkin (taking advantag of a scholarship granted by merit within the "ChigImola Musica" Festival) at the "Accademia di Imola" with Maurizio Sciarretta, the Short Course at the "Accademia L. Perosi" with Ana Chumachenco, the "Garda Music Master" with Viktor Tret'jakov and the "Venice Music Master" with Thomas Christian.

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