Lorenzo Cavasanti was born in Genoa and is regarded as one of the finest recorder player of the time.
He studied recorder and early music with Frans Brüggen, Kees Boeke, Walter van Hauwe and graduated in recorder and baroque transverse flute in Milan, with Pedro Memelsdorff and Ezequiel M. Recondo. As a solist, he appers in prominent music festivals, such as the “BBC Proms” in London, Mozartwoche in Salzburg, Citè de la Musique in Paris, Festival Internazionale di Musica Antica di Urbino, Barokfest Munster (Germany) and performed in some of the most prestigious venues as Musikverein Wien, Royal Alpert Hall London, Teatro alla Scala Milano, Tonhalle Zürich, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona. In 1991 Lorenzo Cavasanti started an intense and successful recording activity, hailed by many awards from the international critic: the Cini Foundation in Venice awarded his recording of Mancini sonatas, while the series of recordings devoted to Telemann by Tripla Concordia, received prizes and awards from all over the world. He presently teaches recorder, traverso and Baroque chamber music at the Bozen Conservatory of Music. He gives also masterclasses at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, at the ESMUC Barcelona, at the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Wien and at the Royal College of Music of London and of Stockholm.