Julien Libeer

La Libre Belgique

Ever since receiving the prestigious Juventus Award previously awarded to e.g. Piotr Anderszewski and Emmanuel Pahud at the age of 20, Julien Libeer has been described by national and international press as one of the most remarkable musicians of the younger generation.

Over the last years, he has been the guest of thePalais des Beaux-Artsin Brussels,
LondonsKings Place Concert Hall, theThtre de la Ville (Paris) and theJuventus Festivalof Cambrai. He was invited by such festivals asMentonandRadio France Montpellier(France), to great critical acclaim.
An ardent chamber musician, Julien Libeer studied with members of the Artemis and Alban Berg StringQuartets, and performs regularly with the best of the new generation such as Julian Steckel, Alissa Margulis, Lorenzo Gatto
He is a permanent member of the Avanesyan Trio.Apart from exploring the great repertoire, Julien Libeer is a convinced advocate of the music of Romanian pianist and composer Dinu Lipatti, and regularly collaborates with contemporary composers. His commission to American Bryan Christian,Watercolor, was premiered at his debut for the BrusselsPalais des Beaux-Artsin 2011.A protg of Maria Joo Pires, Julien Libeer will perform regular chamber music and solo concerts with the renowned pianist during upcoming seasons. Other engagements include Sinfonia Varsovia, Brussels Philharmonic

His playing has been the subject of a documentary on Belgian national television.

After finishing his studies with distinguished professors Daniel Blumenthal (Brussels) and Jean Fassina (Paris), Julien Libeer becomes artist in residence at theQueen Elisabeth College of Music. He works for two years under supervision of Abdel-Rahman El Bacha, before joining the class of Maria Joo Pires. He has benefitted from regular adv

ice of Dmitri Bashkirov.