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Léo Doumene



Born in 1994, Léo discovered the harp at the age of six when he first entered Philippe Villa's class, who was to become his teacher at the Conservatoire de Nancy.

In 2010, he was awarded a First Prize for harp by the jury and a First Prize by the chamber music jury. The following year, he was awarded the Diploma of Musical Studies.

In 2010, he successfully participated in the first edition of the Limoges International Harp Competition by winning a First Prize unanimously and the jury's congratulations in the Superior category, as well as the Jury's Special Prize.

The same year, he performed in Belarus the Concertstück for harp and orchestra by Gabriel Pierné, with the orchestra of the National Superior Conservatory of Minsk conducted by Jean-Philippe Navarre.

In 2012, he was principal harp with the Orchestra of the Musical Cooperation of the Greater Region, conducted by Leonardo García Alarcón. He is taught by Dominique Demogeot (professor at the CRR of Reims) and Germaine Lorenzini (former student of Lily Laskine, principal harp at the Orchestre national de Lyon).

In 2013, he joined Isabelle Moretti's prestigious class at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.

Very attracted by orchestral work, he has the chance to work under the direction of great conductors such as Emmanuel Krivine, Matthias Pintscher, Pablo Heras-Casado or Gunther Herbig for concerts that take place at the Philharmonie de Paris, the Salle Pleyel, the Cité de la Musique or the KKL in Lucerne as part of the Académie du Festival where he was invited.

In 2015, he joined the Appassionato ensemble, created and directed by Mathieu Herzog.

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