Leo Esselson

Born in Heidelberg Leo started playing the violin at the age of five. His first teacher in Heidelberg A. Ostrowskij was followed by E. Plotkina, the former soloist of the Bolschoi Orchestra in Moskow. He has been a student of Alexander Gilman in Zurich ​for two years.

Since May 2014 Leo is a member of the LGT Young Soloists with several solo performances. In 2016, Leo was awarded with the second prize at the national competition Jugend Musiziert in the category “Solo Violin”.