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Jack Liebeck was born in 1980 in London and studied at the Purcell School of Music and then the Royal Academy of Music 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 and since then his career has taken him to Armenia, Belgium, France, Holland, Italy, Malaysia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, the USA and Yugoslavia. He has appeared in many major venues across the UK including the Barbican Centre, Symphony Hall Birmingham and the Royal Festival Hall, and has made concerto debuts with many leading orchestras including the Nieuw Sinfonietta Amsterdam, the Halle, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic, the English Chamber, the Bournemouth Symphony, the Lausanne Chamber, and the Royal Scottish National Orchestras under the baton of renowned conductors including Martyn Brabbins, Gabriel Chmura, Gunter Herbig, Alexander Lazarev, Sir Neville Marriner, Libor Pesek, Yuri Simonov, Bramwell Tovey, and Barry Wordsworth. Jack has also toured both the UK and abroad with the Belgian National, the English Chamber and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestras. In 2002 Jack made his acclaimed London debut recital in a sold-out Wigmore Hall and in 2003 gave a recital in the Purcell Room.

Jack is a very active chamber musician having performed with the likes of Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Ian Brown, Bengt Forsberg, Itamar Golan, Lynn Harrell, Tim Hugh, Piers Lane, Leon MacCawley, Andrew Marriner and Charles Owen; festival appearances have included Bath, Cheltenham, Harrogate, Montpellier, Reims and Three Choirs. Jack Liebeck has recently been appointed associate leader of The Fibonacci Sequence chamber ensemble. His performances have been broadcast on radio and television in Armenia, Holland, France, Norway, Poland, Yugoslavia, and in the UK on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Television. His debut recital disc on the new Quartz label was released in July 2004 to enormous critical acclaim, achieving “CD of the Week” in the Daily Telegraph, “Strad Selection” in the Strad Magazine and a Classical Brit Award nomination. It received three separate top-ranking listings in the 2005/06 edition of the authorative "Penguin Guide to Compact Disks & DVDs". He also appeared 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. July 2006 saw the release of the soundtrack to the film "Middletown", composed by Debbie Wiseman and featuring Jack as solo violinist, whose performance has been reviewed as "consistently beautiful".

Last season Jack played concertos and recitals in France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Portugal, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, the UK and the United States. Plans for 2006 include recital tours of China and Ireland and the Bruch and Tchaikovsky concertos with the Philharmonia Orchestra. Plans for 2007 include the Korngold Concerto with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Jack plays the 'Ex-Wilhelmj' Guadagnini dated 1785.

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