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Aug. 08 2020

8-8-20 Music in Maryland: Remembering Leon Fleisher.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, Music In Maryland | No Comments

Leon Fleisher - WikipediaLeon Fleisher, the pianist who reinvented himself, dies at 92 | Classical MPR

Leon Fleisher passed last Sunday at the age of 92.  He will be sorely missed in so many ways…as a teacher, pianist and conductor.  In so many ways Leon Fleisher was Music in Maryland.  Here is a link to a short remembrance and an interview from 2 years ago.

Remembering Leon Fleisher

 

6:00 PM 398
Johann Sebastian Bach Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring BWV 147 Vanguard 1551
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
3:43 C 1 1-1
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6:05 PM 277
Cesar Franck Symphonic Variations for Piano & Orch. CBS/Sony 459972
COND George Szell George Cell
ORCH Cleveland Orchestra
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
14:33 C 2 25-25
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6:21 PM 6045
Franz Schubert Fantasie for piano four-hands in f Op 10CBS/Sony 64162
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
SOLO Katherine Jacobson Fleisher
19:10 C 1 19-22
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6:41 PM 3488
Franz Schubert Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-Flat D 960 Vanguard 1551
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
43:30 C 1 7-10
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7:26 PM 187
Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in a Op 54 CBS/Sony 459972
COND George Szell George Cell
ORCH Cleveland Orchestra
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
30:26 C 10 4-6
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