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LEANDRO CARDOSO

CONDUCTOR

BIOGRAPHY

Leandro Cardoso is a Brazilian conductor currently based in Montreal, Canada, where he is pursuing his doctoral degree in orchestral conducting at McGill University under the tutelage of Maestro Alexis Hauser. In addition, he is the Beethoven Orchestra manager, and McGill Symphony Orchestra assistant conductor. He also acted as Co-Director of the Kansas University Orchestra and served as the assistant conductor at the University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra between 2019 and 2021. In the United States, he has also served as a cover conductor at the Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City.


He is the Athos Chamber Orchestra's founder and principal conductor, an ensemble dedicated to premiering contemporary works by Brazilian composers. The group held its first concert in April 2018 - Containers: Multidimensional Paths, with an acclaimed reception at the Palace of Arts in Belo Horizonte. Leandro also develops a solid work as an arranger, writing for everything from chamber groups to the symphony orchestra, having his arrangements played in more than twenty countries.


Leandro previously studied with renowned Brazilian conductor Marcos Arakaki and graduated in Trumpet Performance and Orchestral Conducting at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). He always sought to improve. He took workshops and masterclasses in orchestral direction with internationally acclaimed conductors, such as Ludovic Morlot,Cristian Măcelaru, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Sarah Ioannides, and Kensho Watanabe.

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BIOGRAPHY

MEDIA

MEDIA

EVENTS

McGill Symphony Orchestra

Jan 20, 21 - 7:30pm

Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

 

GIOACHINO ROSSINI Overture, La Scala di seta

MAURICE RAVEL Ma mère l’oye

Wind Orchestra

Feb 10 - 7:30pm

Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

 

JENNIFER HIGDON Concerto for Percussion

Beethoven Orchestra

Mar 06 - 8:00pm

Pollack Hall, 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA

 

LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 'Pastoral'

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PRESS

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Beethoven Reimagined

September 30th, 2020

Beethoven Reimagined: A journey of Discovery through the Symphonies.

KUSO plays Beethoven Symphonies N. 1 to N. 8 in a different and creative layout.


 

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The American

Prize

September 4th, 2020

KU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION.

The University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra (KUSO), was honored earlier this month with a 2019-20 American Prize for Orchestral Performance.


 

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KU University Orchestra

September 1st, 2020

Foundation of the New University Orchestra.

The KU University Orchestra is an ensemble open to all enrolled students at the University of Kansas regardless of major.


 

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KU Symphony Orchestra

October 31st, 2019

Halloween Concert in Lied Center of Kansas

Conductor: Leandro Cardoso

Bach-Stokowiski, Grieg, Prokofiev

 

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CONTAINERS: Caminhos Multidimensionais

April 24th, 2019

The Brazilian composer André Taciano will debut five works. The recital will be attended by the Athos Chamber Orchestra, conducted by its founder, conductor Leandro Cardoso.

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JOGO DO SILÊNCIO

March 27th, 2019

Edinho Santa Cruz performs in Belo Horizonte, accompanied by the ESC Symphony Orchestra and guests, led by the conductor Leandro Cardoso.

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Conservatório UFMG apresenta o show Steinway Tour

December 1st, 2019

 

Conductor: Leandro Cardoso. 

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