Jack Liebeck

Strings - Violin

International soloist and chamber musician, performing and recording with the world’s leading orchestras

Artistic Director of the festival of music, science and the arts Oxford May Music

Studied at the Royal Academy of Music; now a professor of violin here

Jack attended the Purcell School of Music and then the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with Professor Mateja Marinkovic, graduating in 2003.

His first public appearance was for BBC television, aged ten, when he played the role of young Mozart. Performing in concertos and recitals since the age of eleven, Jack’s appearances have taken him around the world. Since making his concerto debut with the Hallé Orchestra, Jack has performed with many orchestras of international renown including the Phiharmonia, Moscow State Symphony, Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, English Chamber, Bournemouth Symphony, Lausanne Chamber, Oslo Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Royal Scottish National and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestras.

His live performances have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and on radio and television all over the world. He appears as a soloist on a Warner Classics disc of Oscar Wilde Fairy Tales narrated by Stephen Fry and Vanessa Redgrave with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields under Sir Neville Marriner and on the movie soundtrack of Middletown.

Jack is a committed chamber musician; partners have included Katya Apekisheva, Renaud and Gautier Capuçon, Bengt Forsberg, Itamar Golan, Lynn Harrell, Angela Hewitt, Tim Hugh, Piers Lane, Leon MacCawley, Charles Owen, Martin Roscoe, Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Ashley Wass. He has appeared at many major summer festivals including the Australian Festival of Chamber Music, Bath, Bergen, Cheltenham, Harrogate, Kuhmo, Montpellier, Montreux, Reims, Rheingau and Spoleto.

Recent performances include the Mendelssohn Concerto with the Indianapolis Symphony and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Magnus Lindberg concerto with Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra in Spain, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber and Oslo Philharmonic orchestras, as well as a return to the Australian Chamber Music Festival and recitals in St Georges Hall Liverpool and Symphony Hall Birmingham for the BBC, London’s Wigmore Hall, Bath International Festival and an acclaimed recital in the Queen Elizabeth Hall.

Jack is also the Artistic Director of the festival of music, science and the arts ‘Oxford May Music’. He plays the ‘Ex-Wilhelmj’ Guadagnini dated 1785. He was appointed a professor of the Royal Academy of Music in 2010.





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@jack_liebeck • Jul 25
Huge heartfelt thankyou to the team at @FlorianLeonhard violins for their incredible work on my beautiful 1785 Guad… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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@jack_liebeck • Jun 26
Nice review from our recital last night @PromsatStJudes @KatyaApekisheva Was an intense and challenging programme.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
@jack_liebeck • Jun 18
End of year BBQ with my class of 2018/19 @royalacademyofmusic. A great treat to work with this talented bunch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…