Leslie Howard has appeared internationally with many of the world’s finest orchestras, including the London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, English Northern Philharmonia, RTE National Symphony of Dublin, Hanover Band, Utah Symphony, Utah Philharmonic, Maryland Symphony, Mexico Philharmonic, Orchestra della Scala, RAI Toscana, San Remo Symphony, Orchestre de Cannes, Budapest Phiharmonic, Budapest Symphony, the orchestras of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Queensland and Tasmania in Australia, and the orchestras of Pretoria, Cape Town and Zimbabwe in Africa. He has been soloist with such renowned conductors as Claudio Abbado, Adam Fischer, Roy Goodman, James Judd, Joseph Silverstein, Barry Tuckwell, Sir Charles Groves, Vernon Handley, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Elyakum Shapirra, Jansug Kakhidze, Arthur Fiedler, Fritz Rieger, Alexander Lazarev, Hiroyuki Iwaki, and Sir Charles Mackerras.

Dr. Howard’s performances of chamber music and lieder include collaborations with some of the greatest artists of our time, including the Amadeus, Britten and Endellion String Quartets, Salvatore Accardo, Augustin Dumay, Erick Friedman, Ani Kavafian, Benny Goodman, Charles Neidich, Steven Isserlis, Nathaniel Rosen, Torlief Thedeen, Geoffrey Parsons, Sir Thomas Allen, Yvonne Kenny and Dame Felicity Lott. He has been a featured artist at many international music festivals, including the American festivals of Santa Fe, Newport, La Jolla, Palm Beach and Seattle, and at such European festivals as Brescia-Bergamo, Como, Edinburgh, Schleswig-Holstein, Bath, Camden, Cheltenham, Warwick and Wexford.....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 2014 will see him in concerts throughout Europe, in Africa, America, Australia and the Far East.


February 2015
22nd - Recording, Padova, with Mattia Ometto: HAHN Complete works for piano four hands: Pièce en forme d’aria et Bergerie; Variations puériles sur une mélodie de Carl Reinecke; Trois Préludes sur des air irlandais: The Little Red Lark, My Love’s an Arbutus, The Willow Tree; Berceuses: des jours sans nuages, pour la veille de Noël, pour les enfants de marins, des soirs s’automne, créole ‘Selfiana’, pensive, tendre; Variations sur un thème de Charles Levade


March 2015
16th - Recital, Livorno: BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 13 in E flat major, opus 27/1; BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor, opus 27/2; LISZT Quatre Valses oubliées, S215; LISZT Petite Valse, S695e; LISZT Réminiscences des Huguenots de Meyerbeer – Grande Fantaisie dramatique, S412iii

17th - Masterclass, Livorno

25th - Recital for two pianos, Reform Club, w Ludovico Troncanetti:
REGER Concerto in F minor, arr. Reger; PIXIS Variations, opus 112, with cadenza by Liszt

26th - Concert, St Peter’s Eaton Square, with Wu Quartet, inc.
BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 28 in A major, opus 101; FRANCK Quintet for piano and strings, M7

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RAKHMANINOV’s Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 28 from 1907, and the Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 in its original 1913 version.

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Debut on Melba Recordings - RAKHMANINOV’s Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 28 from 1907, and the Sonata No. 2 in B flat minor, Op. 36 in its original 1913 version.....Read Review

 

 

 

 

 

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