Welcome to the web site of "Ensemble Gabriele Leone"
The "Ensemble Gabriele Leone" is a group of musicians whose goal is to promote music for mandolin. This group was founded in 1991 by a few dedicated people highly involved in this not-enough known instrument, with its multiple aspects.
Our repertoire starts with ancient music from 14th to 18th century, played on period instruments, continues with romantic and popular music, either from Italy or South-America, and moves toward contemporary music (we already played more than a hundred of pieces).
We play concerts all over France and Europe (we played in more than 100 concerts).
This recording contains pieces from various times for mandolin, either original or arrangement. Here is the table of contents of the CD, together with a few excerpts :
| Track | Author | title | |   | Eduardo (...)
3. English translation of our video from main page
Ensemble Gabriele Leone is an ensemble of mandolins and guitars. This association was founded in 1991 in order to find, play and spread original mandolin music written from the 18th century to contemporary music and also including traditional music, especially from South America. The composition of the group varies from 3 to 8 musicians featuring at least one mandolin, it includes guitars and sometimes (for ancient music) baroque violin, cembalo, theorbo (a (...)
from May 29 to 31, 2014 : we played at the mandolin Festival of Bruchsal, Germany on May 25, 2014, a concert in Paris with the venezolan virtuoso Leo Rondon on June 16, concert in French Ardennes region on June 9, 2013, a concert in tribute to the great French mandolinist André Saint-Clivier, who passed away on March 5, 2013 on May 18, 2013, concert in Paris with the young virtuoso mandolinist Alon Sariel on May 26 and 27, 2012 in French Ardennes on November 18, 2011 in French Ardennes on Septembre 18, 2011, near Nantes on June 4, in Paris on May 14 near Paris on April 3 in French Ardennes 2 concerts near Paris and in Paris on June 20 and 27, 2010 concert near Paris with an Australian mandolin group on May 26, 2010 on May 8 and 9, 2010, 2 concerts in French Ardennes south of Paris on November 22 for a painting exhibition East of France on October 11th, 2009 near Poitiers (France) on September 18th, 2009 in Britanny on July 13th, 2009 in Sedan (France) on June 27-28-29, 2009 on June 14th, 2009, concert in the Temple of Argenteuil, France in Paris on June 7th, a concert with a Japanese mandolin Ensemble on May 1st, 2009, concert in Argenteuil, France, with year 1900 dressing once a week in January-Februay 2009, replay the theater piece on poems from French singer d'Anne Sylvestre, at the theater "L'Essaïon" in Paris on November 30 in French Ardennes region on November 15-16 near Paris for a painting exhibition on September 21st, in France, for a non-profit Organization on June 21, 2008, concert in the Temple of Argenteuil, France on June 7 and 8, 2008, 2 concerts in Germany on June 1st, 2008, a tribute to French mandolinist André Saint-CLivier, in his home town on May 1st, 2008, concert in Argenteuil, France, with year 1900 dressing on November 18, 2007, concert in Chateaufort (78, France), for a painting exhibition on October 14, 2007, concert in Dunkerque, France from August 29 to September 15, in Paris, musical accompaniement of texts from French singer Anne Sylvestre on June 10, 2007, conference-concert near Paris on relationship between ancient mandolin and painting