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Die erste Konzert-Sequenz kommt er ohne Dirigierpult und Stab aus - da dominiert das Instrument, das François Leleux so meisterlich beherrscht wie wohl kein Anderer: die Oboe. Der Großmeister wird selber zum König, wenn er als Zugabe der Zauberflöte mit seinem Instrument “singt”.

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Soloist François Leleux’s rich and captivating oboe sound made for tremendous colour variety (he switched between cor anglais and oboe for one scene) and his focus on interaction with an ensemble of strings, percussion, harp, piano and celesta was constant.

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"Unbridled sensuousness; an uncanny clarity of line; and above all, a compelling urge to engage with his listeners."

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"... Francois Leleux, was more extrovert than autumnal, dancing about the stage to give a nimble visual dimension to crisp, note-perfect playing."

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The sparkling vitality of the conductor François Leleux was clear from the first movement of the "Kleine G Minor" … He carefully drew the leitmotiv out from the piano in a viscous legato, drove it up and chased it...

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French oboist François Leleux, who cast himself prominently in four pieces… And when he was playing, he was unmistakably the force majeure, the star of the show

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