NEWS

11 August, 2017

PIANIST MAGAZINE INTERVIEW IN AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2017 ISSUE

Leon is featured in the August/September 2017 issue of Pianist Magazine reminiscing about winning 1st Prize in the 1993 Beethoven International Piano Competition in Vienna following Pianist's report of this year's competition. He is also featured on the magazine's covermount CD with a recording of Schumann's Arabeske from his 2003 Schumann album on Avie Records.

2323 July, 2017

HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK on BBC RADIO 3 IN TUNE

Leon's performance of Ravel's Oiseaux Tristes on July 19th was Suzy Klein's Highlight of the Week on BBC Radio 3's In Tune. He was interviewed on the programme in advance of his upcoming UK summer festival performances at Ribble Valley International Piano Week, Petworth, Manchester, Belfast and Machynlleth. Click here to listen to the performance.

66 July, 2017

DIAPASON d’OR for HAYDN SONATAS AND VARIATIONS CD on SOMM

Leon's recently released disc of Haydn's Sonatas and Variations on SOMM has been awarded a Diapason d'Or in the July 2017 edition of French magazine Diapason. Reviewer Gaëtan Naulleau praises him highly: "What a range in his interpretation and how many layers of gradation! This is true of the whole album. Here and elsewhere one finds the eloquence of a neat punctuation which set it apart, which leaves some [...]