Hailed by The New York Times as “a musician of great technical prowess, intellectual curiosity and expressive depth”, cellist Leonard Elschenbroich has garnered a reputation as one of the most charismatic cellists of his generation renowned for his passionate and compelling performances. He gave his Vienna Musik-verein debut on tour with the Staatskapelle Dresden, his US debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, his Asian debut at Suntory Hall in Tokyo and has appeared five times in the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.
A committed chamber musician, Leonard performs duo recitals with pianist Alexei Grynyuk and trios as part of the Benedetti-Elschenbroich-Grynyuk Trio which has toured through Europe, the USA, South America and Australia. He has appeared at the Wigmore Hall, Auditorium du Louvre, Concertgebouw, Frick Collection, Ravinia Festival and the Lucerne, Gstaad, Rheingau, Mecklenburg Vorpommern and Schleswig Holstein Music festivals.
Programme includes: Brahms: Cello Sonata No.1 in E minor, Op 38; Prokofiev: Cello Sonata Op 119 in C; Franck: Sonata for Cello and Piano in A