Maestro, pianist and teacher
Conductor, pianist, vocalist talent scout, Leone Magiera has accompanied the musical career of stars like Mirella Freni, Ruggero Raimondi, Luciano Pavarotti, Carmela Remigio.
After starting his career as solo pianist, he recently returned to this original passion, demonstrating extraordinary gifts of virtuosity and musicality.
The artistic personality of Leone Magiera is certainly one of the most original and many-sided in the italian and international music scenario of the last decades.
Born in Modena, he began playing piano at the age of twelve, improving his skills with Lino Rastelli, Giorgio Vidusso and Alberto Mozzati. Upon graduating with honours and special mention at the Parma College of Music, he threaded many other musical paths, branding each one with his strong and original personality.
Since a few years he is back as solo pianist, his original passion, displaying extraordinary virtuosity and musicality endowment. Refined and exceptional pianist, he has accompanied the greatest singers as solo or duo pianist, performing in all the major international theatres and festivals.
Magiera belongs to that rare kind of musicians who are able to transmit their own technical and performing skills to generations of singers. At a young age, he became regular professor in Vocal Studies at G.B. Martini College of Music of Bologna, where he taught for more than 30 years.