Festival Lille Clef de Soleil

Léonard Schreiber

Born in Belgium, Leonard Schreiber gave his first concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders at the age of six and, at the age of thirteen, won a scholarship from the Purcell School of Music in London. He enters the Royal College of Music where he receives the teaching of Felix Andrievsky. He obtained his BA (with the highest distinction awarded by the College: First Class Honor), then went on to improve with Levon Chilingirian. He also participates in the masterclasses of Felix Andrievsky, Herman Krebbers, Boris Kuschnir Shlomo Mintz, Gerard Poulet and Maxim Vengerov.

Since then, Leonard Schreiber has played alongside numerous orchestras: the London Symphony Orchestra, the Orpheus Sinfonia, the London Soloists, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the philharmonic orchestras of Flanders, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Lima, Santiago, the Symphony Orchestra of Jerusalem; Dirk Brossé, Rani Calderon, Mark Laycock, Roger Norrington, Jean Bernard Pommier, Neil Thomson, Kazuki Yamada …

He performs in recital and concerto at the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizaeth Hall, Wigmore Hall, Royal Opera House, Salle Gaveau, Louvre Auditorium, and the Shanghai Oriental Arts Center, where he is invited in May 2010 for the opening of the Shanghai World Expo.

In 2009, he was distinguished by the magazine Classica and Radio France as “Artist of the Year”. In addition, he has the privilege of playing for Prince Charles at Windsor Castle and at Buckingham Palace and is invited by Mischa Maisky to take part in a NHK TV program.

His album recorded with the London Symphony Orchestra, composed of unpublished works of Vieuxtemps, Franck, Ysaÿe and a world premiere of Dirk Brossé’s Echoes of Silent Voices, directed by the composer himself, received praise from the press (Choice of France Musique, 5 stars in the magazine Icon in the United States).

 

Since 2015, Leonard Schreiber has joined the Chausson Trio.

Leonard Schreiber plays a violin by Alessandro Mezzadri, made in Ferrara in 1710 and lent by Georg von Opel.

In 2016/2017 Leonard Schreiber performs in Ekaterinburg, Rayol, Stavelot, Luneville, Plaine Saint Denis, Gramat, Angers, Reutlingen.