Francesco Leineri is a composer and performer graduated from the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome under the guidance of Matteo D’Amico. At the same time, he enhanced his training as a conductor under the direction of Gianluigi Zampieri and Francesco Lanzillotta and attended various workshop (Mark Andre, Silvia Colasanti, Pawel Mykyetin, Darius Przybylski, Franco Piersanti).
His repertoire is focused on therelationship between music and words in opera, theatre and visual arts on a broader range: his style is aimed at conveying a story. His catalogue includes soundtracks for theatre, video, contemporary art installations, arrangements and transcriptions.
He also stars as a musician and live performer, inclined to teamwork and multidisciplinary collaborations, working with and also conducting various ensembles in his productions.
His works have been staged in Italy (PIF 2014, Castelfidardo; “Contro” – Auditorium Parco della musica in Rome; “Assoli” – Accademia Filarmonica Romana; GNAM in Rome; MUST in Milan), France (Theatre de Verre, Paris), Germany (UWE – der festival 2016, Munich), Czech Republic (Setkani-Encounter 2016, Brno), Switzerland (“Appunti di viaggio” 2010, Teatro La Darsena, Lugano), California (Spreckels Theatre, San Diego Fringe Festival 2015), Mexico (Estacion Teatro, Tijuana), India (ITFOK 2017, Thrissur) and Ecuador (Encuentro de los Andes 2013, Riobamba).