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Jul. 11 2022

7-23-22 Music In Maryland: Leon Fleisher Remembered!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | Comments Off on 7-23-22 Music In Maryland: Leon Fleisher Remembered!

Leon Fleisher 1963.JPGLeon Fleisher, the pianist who reinvented himself, dies at 92

Leon Fleisher was born on this day 7/23 in 1928.  It’s our pleasure to pay tribute to him today.

Here is a copy of the final interview I did with him during his 90th year.

PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/23/2022
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 313
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 12 in A K 414 CBS/Sony 435052
COND Leon Fleisher, conductor
ORCH Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
25:39 C 1 1-3
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6:32 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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7:17 PM 18266
Sergei Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 4 in B-Flat Op 53 LCBS/Sony 47188
COND Seiji Ozawa SAY gee Oh ZOW uh
ORCH Boston Symphony Orchestra
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
23:22 C 1 2-5
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7:42 PM 1287
George Gershwin The Man I Love Bridge 9429
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
2:58 C 1 3-3
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