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Leleux directed with nods, oboe waggles and balletic full body swerves

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Leleux placed himself firmly centre-stage as soloist, producing miraculously liquid runs, exquisitely shaped melodies, and most importantly, seeming to have a whale of a time in the process.

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Die Musiker des Mozarteumorchesters aber waren hellwach. Der Mann am Dirigentenpult ohnehin. Nach wenigen Takten der A-Dur-Symphonie, KV 201, schien klar: François Leleux war nicht bloß Einspringer für den erkrankten Andrés Orozco-Estrada, sondern großer Gestalter.

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As an oboist, Leleux is a remarkably charismatic, flamboyant performer, matching immaculate technique with a dazzlingly vivid identification with his music.

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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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