Jack Liebeck

His playing is virtually flawless in its technical ease, scintillating articulateness and purity of tone


His tone is richly hued but at the same time supple and capable of finely shaded nuances of timbre

The Telegraph

… the violinist’s golden tone drawing myriad nuances from Bruch’s exquisite melodies

The Scotsman

Jack Liebeck


Possessing flawless technical mastery and a “beguiling silvery tone” (BBC Music Magazine), British violinist Jack Liebeck is one of the most respected musicians of his generation. Jack’s fascination with all things scientific has included collaborations with Professor Brian Cox, and his own annual festival Oxford May Music around the themes of music, science and the arts. For the 17/18 season Liebeck is Artistic Director of the Humboldt Science and Music Festival in Germany including several performances in the Laeiszhalle, Hamburg. 

A renowned soloist and chamber musician, Liebeck has performed with all the major British orchestras under conductors such as Andrew Litton, Leonard Slatkin, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Sir Mark Elder, and further afield with Royal Stockholm Philharmonic (Oramo), Swedish Radio (Daniel Harding), Oslo Philharmonic (Saraste), Belgian National, Polish Radio Symphony, Queensland Symphony, Moscow State Symphony, St Louis Symphony (David Robertson), Indianapolis Symphony (Boyd), Melbourne Symphony (Hrůša) amongst many others. He also performs regularly at festivals including Grindelwald, Four Winds and with Ensemble Q. Jack can be heard on the soundtracks of The Theory of Everything, Jane Eyre and Anna Karenina. Jack is a professor of Violin at the Royal Academy of Music.

Jack Liebeck in concert with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra

Jack Liebeck's recording of Max Bruch - Violin Concerto No. 2 and other works

Jack Liebeck performs Finale from Brahms Violin Sonata No. 3

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