Leo has been hailed by music critics and accordion enthusiasts as one of the finest concert accordion artists in the world. His talent is so enduring that recordings made on his Scandinavian tour in 1959 are still aired in radio broadcasts in Norway, Denmark, and Sweden!
In 1978, Leo received rave reviews for his performances in a solo concert
tour in the Soviet Union. He has appeared on radio and TV in the U.S., Canada,
England, and Scandinavia.
His concert tours include transcriptions of piano, violin, and orchestra works of Bach, Handel, Wagner, Debussy, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, and others. His concerts are always greeted with standing ovations from the audiences.
In 1991, Leo toured the United States, giving performances for accordion clubs and festivals in several major cities. In 1995, Leo sat in the Opera Orchestra for Pavarotti's Concert at GM
Place, in Vancouver, and played the Introduction to the last piece in the program...18,000 people attended the concert. Leo currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Now 74, he still plays occasional gigs and continues to impress listeners with his outstanding musical skills.