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.

May 2016
6th - Recital, Wandsworth Festival: BEETHOVEN Fifteen Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme in E flat major, opus 35 ‘Eroica’; GRIEG Suite ‘From Holberg’s Time, opus 40; LISZT Variations on a motif by J. S. Bach ‘Weinen, Klagen’, S180; LISZT Fantasy on themes from Mozart’s Figaro and Don Giovanni, S697

27th - Concert, Reform Club, with Kheng Hoe Low (pf): MOZART Sonata for two pianos, KV448; LISZT Prometheus for two pianos, S639; RAKHMANINOV Suite no. 2 for two pianos, opus 17

June 2016
1st - Adjudicator, final of Royal Over-Seas League Competition, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

12th-26th - Bulawayo Festival, Zimbabw ...more info

July 2016
17th-24th - Masterclasses and recital, Schloß Schillingsfürst, Germany

August 2016
12th-24th - Recital and masterclasses, Chetham’s School of Music International Piano School, Manchester
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Latest Release Available
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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