It’s certainly true that British-German violinist Jack Liebeckhas had an enviable performing career, but that’s not the whole story. While he’s worked with an incredible list of A-grade players, conductors and orchestras, winning plenty of awards along the way, he’s also collaborated with some surprising names (such as a cross-discipline show with Professor Brian Cox), performed on the soundtracks for The Theory of Everything , Jane Eyre and Anna Karenina , and somehow also finds time for teaching at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Liebeck has had a long relationship with Australian audiences, having performed at the Australian Festival of Chamber Musicmore than half-a-dozen times. Now, he’s the Artistic Director of that same festival, and he’s making his mark with a fascinating program of chamber treasures, talks and out-of-left-field twists.

Jack Liebeck

Chatting from his home in London via Zoom on a sunny morning, Liebeck is relaxed and gregarious, his passion for music in all its forms shining through even in jokes or asides. He reminisces...