Lorenzo Cavasanti was born in Genoa and is regarded as one of the finest recorder player of the time.
After graduating in recorder and baroque transverse flute in Milan, under the guidance of Pedro Memelsdorff and Ezequiel Maria Recondo, he took part in recorder and early music Masterclasses held by Frans Brüggen, Kees Boeke and Walter van Hauwe.
As a solist, he has invited by the biggest european music festivals, such as the „BBC Proms“ in London, „Musica e Poesia a S. Maurizio“ in Milan, Mozartwoche in Salzburg, Fest-Wochen der Alten Musik in Innsbruck, Citè de la Musique in Paris, Festival Internazionale di Musica Antica di Urbino, Barockfest Münster, Festival Internacional de Musica Antigua in Daroca (Spain), Festivals in Bad Kissingen and Bad Reichenhall (Germany). He also performed in very important concert halls, as the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Konzerthaus in Vienna, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Teatro La Scala in Milan, Tonhalle Zürich the Liceu Theatre in Barcelona (with Jordi Savall).
Lorenzo Cavasanti is a founder member of the ensemble Tripla Concordia. He also collaborates with ensembles such as Accademia del Ricercare, Zefiro, München Bach Solisten, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Janas ensemble, I Sonatori della Gioiosa Marca, Hofkappelle München, Europa Galante, Orchestra Teatro La Scala e Orchestra Verdi di Milano, Le Concert des Nations.
In 1991 Lorenzo Cavasanti started his recording activity, a very busy and successful one, which brought him many awards from the international critic: the Cini Foundation in Venice awarded his recording of Mancini sonatas, and the varius cd recordings of Telemann music made with Tripla Concordia, recived prizes and awards from all over the world: Diapason d’or, 10 the Repertoire-Classica (France), 10 of Classic Cd, Eccezionale di Musica (Italy), Recomandado of Cd Compact (Spain), Amadeus cd del mese and other awards in U.S.A, Korea and Japan.
Lorenzo Cavasanti has been a teacher of the „Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana“ (Switzerland). Today he teaches recorder and Baroque chamber music at the Bozen Conservatory of Music. He gives also recorder, traverso and chamber music masterclasses at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, at the ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya) and at the Royal College of Music Stockholm.