'La somme est inestimable … on ne pourra nulle part prendre Leslie Howard en défaut de technique ou de goût … sa constance, son intelligence, son brio souple cimentent un monument vertigineux, qui contribuera peut-être à évincer une bonne partie des idées reçues'

Diapason d’Or, France


To celebrate his seventieth birthday, Leslie Howard has prepared some of the works which have proved most in demand by his many followers throughout the years: a programme of Liszt’s operatically inspired piano music that he is playing in many countries.  2018 will also see the release of one further CD of hitherto unrecorded pieces by Liszt, finally bringing the total to 100, and so extending the already unequalled accomplishment of the largest solo artist recording project in the history of classical music.  (The new disc can be safely slotted into the famous complete Liszt boxed set which has been available from Hyperion Records since 2011.)  This critically acclaimed project merited Leslie Howard’s entry in the Guinness Book of World Records, six Grands Prix du Disque, the Medal of St. Stephen, the Pro Cultura Hungarica award and a mounted bronze cast of Liszt’s hand presented by the Hungarian President ...Read More

Renowned concert pianist Leslie Howard has given recitals and concerto performances all over the world. His repertoire embraces the whole gamut of the piano literature from the time of the instrument's inception to the music of the present
day. As a soloist, and in chamber music and song, Howard

is a familiar figure at numerous international festivals. With a vast array of more than 80 concertos, he has played with many of the world's great orchestras, working with many distinguished conductors. recordings include music by Franck, Glazunov, Grainger, Grieg.....Read More

Leslie Howard's busy schedule of worldwide concerts continues in strength, and his prolific output as a recording artist is still expanding. Appearances during 2018 will see him in concerts throughout major cities in the United Kingdom and Europe, The United States and Australia.



April 2018

29th -  Seventieth birthday recital, Wigmore Hall, London: ‘LISZT AT THE OPERA’ LISZT Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira von G F Händel, S181; LISZT Aïda di G. Verdi – Danza sacra e duetto finale, S436; LISZT Fantasie über Themen aus Mozarts Figaro und Don Giovanni, S697 // LISZT Réminiscences des Huguenots de Meyerbeer – Grande Fantaisie dramatique, S412ii; LISZT Les adieux – Rêverie sur un motif de l’opéra Roméo et Juliette de Charles Gounod, S409; LISZT Réminiscences de Norma de Bellini – Grande Fantaisie, S394 ...more info


May 2018

15th - 30th - Masterclasses, Melbourne


June 2018


1st - Recital, Auckland: BEETHOVEN Fifteen Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat major, opus 35 ‘Eroica’; LISZT Variationen über das Motif von J. S. Bach: ‘Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen’, S180; LISZT Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira von G F Händel, S181; LISZT Aïda di G. Verdi – Danza sacra e duetto finale, S436; LISZT Réminiscences de Norma de Bellini – Grande Fantaisie, S394

13th - Recital, Elizabeth Murdoch Recital Hall, Melbourne: ‘LISZT AT THE OPERA’ LISZT Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira von G F Händel, S181; LISZT Aïda di G. Verdi – Danza sacra e duetto finale, S436; LISZT Fantasie über Themen aus Mozarts Figaro und Don Giovanni, S697 // LISZT Réminiscences des Huguenots de Meyerbeer – Grande Fantaisie dramatique, S412ii; LISZT Les adieux – Rêverie sur un motif de l’opéra Roméo et Juliette de Charles Gounod, S409; LISZT Réminiscences de Norma de Bellini – Grande Fantaisie, S394

15th - Dinner recital, Athenæum Club, Melbourne: LISZT Sarabande und Chaconne über Themen aus dem Singspiel Almira von G F Händel, S181; LISZT Fantasie über Themen aus Mozarts Figaro und Don Giovanni, S697; LISZT Réminiscences des Huguenots de Meyerbeer – Grande Fantaisie dramatique, S412ii; LISZT Réminiscences de Norma de Bellini – Grande Fantaisie, S394

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Latest Releases Available


ANTON RUBINSTEIN
Piano Quartets in F major OP.55 bis and C major Op.66
LESLIE HOWARD
RITA MANNING
MORGAN GOFF
JUSTIN PEARSON


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REYNALDO HAHN
Belle Époque
Complete works for two Pianos and Piano Duet
LESLIE HOWARD
MATTIA OMETTO
Belle Époque
reveals music that enchanted the salons of early 20th Century Paris

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Change of email address: lesliehowardpianist@gmail.com

SUNDAY 29th APRIL 2018 -LESLIE'S 70th BIRTHDAY RECITAL AT THE WIGMORE HALL, LONDON " LISZT AT THE OPERA" THIS CONCERT WILL BE 2 HOURS (including interval) - CONCERT STARTS AT 4pm
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