"Thoughtful, expansive readings of the two great Soviet cello sonatas from a young artist possessed of enviable technique and a rich broad palette.".
- Classical Music Magazine
JAMAL'S CAREER SO FAR...
In 2019 Jamal made his debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the St. Magnus Festival broadcast by Radio 3. Other highlights include appearances as soloist with the City of Birmingham Symphony, Philharmonia, Royal Northern Sinfonia, London Mozart Players, CBSO Youth Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra Simón Bolívar of Venezuela.
He gave recitals across Turkey with renowned pianist Fazil Say including the Ataturk Culture & Congress Center and TIM Maslak Show Center, took part in the Istanbul Music Festival, and appeared as soloist with Presidential Symphony and Istanbul Symphony Orchestras.
This season Jamal makes his debut performing the Elgar Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and at the Trans-Siberian Festival with the Tomsk Philharmonia. He returns to Wigmore Hall, records with Fazil Say and gives recitals throughout the UK and in Turkey.
In 2017 Jamal made his BBC Proms debut and won the Arts Club – Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award. His debut CD Russian Masters was released by Champs Hill Records to critical acclaim. He was selected by Young Classical Artists Trust in 2017.
Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Jamal studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and at the Royal College of Music with Thomas Carroll, where he completed his Masters.