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Fleisher, Leon


Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recordings

Identifier: PIMS-0124
Abstract The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recordings contain approximately 155 digital transfers of audio recordings of BSO performances and studio sessions from approximately 1965 to 2007 (bulk: 1970-1990). Original reel-to-reel and audio cassette recordings were digitized in the home studio of former BSO oboist William Kendall from approximately 2000 to 2020. Kendall's descriptive and technical notes on the recordings are included. The bulk of the recordings feature music directors Sergiu...
Dates: approximately 1965-2007; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990
Found in: Peabody Archives

Candlelight Concert: Leon Fleisher, piano, and Tossy Spivakovksy, violin, 1965 January 4

 File — Item pims1301_00045: [Barcode: 31857001700091]
Scope and Contents

Audio recording of recital in the Candlelight Concert series by Leon Fleisher and Tossy Spivakovsky.

1. Sonata for Piano and Violin in D Major, Op. 12, No. 1 / Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Piano and Violin in G Major, Op. 96 / Ludwig van Beethoven

2. Sonata for Piano and Violin in C Minor, Op. 30, No. 2 / Ludwig van Beethoven

Dates: 1965 January 4

Johns Hopkins University oral history collection

Identifier: MS-0404

This is an artificially assembled collection of oral histories recorded with administration, faculty, staff, alumni, students, and other Johns Hopkins University affiliates, 1999-2004 and 2014-present. The early oral history interviews were faciliated by Mame Warren starting 1999, and as of 2014 by Hopkins Retrospective.

Dates: 1999 - 2023

Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers

Identifier: PIMS-0138
Abstract Katherine Jacobson Fleisher is a pianist and piano instructor. She taught at the Peabody Institute from 1977 to 2021 and performed as a soloist and as one half of the Fleisher-Jacobson Piano Duo with her husband, Leon Fleisher. Materials in the Katherine Jacobson Fleisher papers include concert programs for solo performances and for the Fleisher-Jacobson Duo; clippings and press releases from national and international publications; professional files related to her travels and participation...
Dates: 1972 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Leon Fleisher memorial service, 2021 November 7

Scope and Contents

Video recording of event honoring Leon Fleisher. Includes recordings of Fleisher performing; remembrances by Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, Peabody Institute Dean Fred Bronstein and others; and short performances by family and friends.

Dates: 2021 November 7

Leon Fleisher papers

Identifier: PIMS-0081
Abstract Pianist, conductor, and teacher Leon Fleisher (1928-2020) had a career in music stretching more than 70 years, including 61 years as a faculty member of the Peabody Conservatory. After making his debut at age 16 with Pierre Monteux conducting, Fleisher toured internationally as a soloist until a neurological condition caused him to lose the full use of his right hand. After three decades of focusing on performing the piano repertoire for the left hand, conducting various ensembles, and...
Dates: 1875 - 2021
Found in: Peabody Archives

Leon Fleisher reflects: A Peabody Founder's Day interview with Ray Sprenkle, 2014 February 12

Scope and Contents

Filmed interview of pianist Leon Fleisher by Peabody Conservatory faculty member Ray Sprenkle.

Dates: 2014 February 12

Peabody alumni event for Leon Fleisher, 2009 May 9

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Video recording of event by the Peabody Conservatory honoring Leon Fleisher's 50th anniversary of teaching at Peabody.

Dates: 2009 May 9

Peabody Chamber Orchestra concert, 2018 April 13

Scope and Contents

Audio and video recording of concert by the Peabody Chamber Orchestra with Leon Fleisher, guest conductor and piano.

Symphony No. 1 in E-flat Major, K. 16 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Leon Fleisher, piano

Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, "Jupiter" / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Dates: 2018 April 13

Peabody honors Leon Fleisher, 1999 April 28

Scope and Contents

Video recording of event by the Peabody Institute honoring Leon Fleisher for 40 years of teaching.

Dates: 1999 April 28

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Archival Object 18
Collection 5
clippings (information artifacts) 3
concert programs 3
photographs 3
DVDs 2
itineraries 2