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Fleisher, Leon

 Person

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recordings

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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

Bruce Klein collection on Leon Fleisher

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31857001856679]
Identifier: PIMS-0142
Abstract

In the 1990s Bruce Klein's company Klein Entertainment secured an agreement to the life rights for pianist Leon Fleisher to produce a dramatic film on Fleisher's life, but the film was never made the rights expired and funding could not be secured. The Bruce Klein collection on Leon Fleisher contains two film treatment proposals by Klein and clippings about Fleisher assembled by Klein for background research.

Dates: 1996 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2000
Found in: Peabody Archives

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

 File — Item pims1301_00045: [Barcode: 31857001700091]
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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

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0404
Abstract

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

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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

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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

 Collection
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

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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

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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

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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

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

Dates: 1999 April 28

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 2015 April 25

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Audio recording of concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Hajime Teri Murai, music director. With Leon Fleisher, guest conductor.

Overture to Der Freischütz / Carl Maria von Weber

Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K. 503 / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Min Young Park, piano

Presentation of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association Heritage Award to Wilda M. Heiss

Don Juan, Op. 20 / Richard Strauss

La valse / Maurice Ravel

Dates: 2015 April 25

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1978 October 17

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Audio recording of the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Frederik Prausnitz, conductor.

1. Symphony No. 8, Op. 93, in F Major / Ludwig van Beethoven

2. Grosse Fantasie, Op. 15 / Franz Schubert, arr. Franz Liszt
Walter Hautzig, piano

3. Passacaglia, Op. 1 / Anton Webern

4. Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major / Maurice Ravel
Leon Fleisher, piano

Dates: 1978 October 17

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1979 November 6

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Audio recording of the Arthur Friedheim Memorial Concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leon Fleisher, conductor.

1. First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12 / Samuel Barber

2. Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58 / Ludwig van Beethoven
Menahem Pressler, piano

3. Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde / Richard Wagner

4. Don Juan, Op. 20 / Richard Strauss

Dates: 1979 November 6

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1980 November 14

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Audio recording of Arthur Friedheim Memorial Concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leon Fleisher, conductor. 1. Symphony No. 2, Op. 42 / Georges Onslow 2. Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453: I.-II. / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 3. Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453: III.-IV. / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Alexander Jenner, piano Symphony No. 1 in one movement / Samuel Barber 4. Suite No. 2 from The Three-Cornered Hat / Manuel de...
Dates: 1980 November 14

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1986 September 30

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Audio recording of concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leon Fleisher, conductor.

1. Orchestral Variations / Aaron Copland
Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504: I. / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2. Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504: II.-III. / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra: I.-II. / Johannes Brahms

3. Concerto in D Major for Violin and Orchestra: III. / Johannes Brahms
Berl Senofsky, violin

Dates: 1986 September 30

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1989 February 22

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Audio recording of Arthur Friedheim Memorial Concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leon Fleisher, conductor.

1. Le tombeau de Couperin / Maurice Ravel

2. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini / Sergei Rachmaninoff
Gregory Allen, piano

3-4. Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, "From the New World" / Antonin Dvorak

Dates: 1989 February 22

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1990 April 30

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Audio recording of Arthur Friedheim Memorial Concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leon Fleisher, guest conductor.

1. Nocturnes / Claude Debussy

2. Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 22 / Camille Saint-Saëns
André Watts, piano

3. Awards presented to Fleisher and Watts
Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2 / Maurice Ravel

Dates: 1990 April 30

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1992 April 7

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Audio recording of the Friedheim Memorial Concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leon Fleisher, guest conductor.

1. Tragic Overture, Op. 81 / Johannes Brahms

2. Concerto No. 4 in G Major / Ludwig van Beethoven
Brian Ganz, piano

3. Pavane pour une infante défunte / Maurice Ravel
Rapsodie espagnole / Maurice Ravel

Dates: 1992 April 7

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1994 May 5

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Audio recording of Arthur Friedheim Memorial Concert by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Hajime Teri Murai, music director; Leon Fleisher, guest conductor.

1. Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla / Mikhail Glinka

Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16 / Sergei Prokofiev
Stephen Prutsman, piano

2. Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27 / Sergei Rachmaninoff

Dates: 1994 May 5

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1972 December 5

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Audio recording of the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leon Fleisher, guest conductor.

1. Overture to Prometheus, Op. 43 / Ludwig van Beethoven
Eight Instrumental Miniatures / Igor Stravinsky
Piano Concerto No. 10, in E-flat, K. 365: I. / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2. Piano Concerto No. 10, in E-flat, K. 365: II.-III. / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3-4. Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43 / Jean Sibelius

Dates: 1972 December 5

Peabody Symphony Orchestra concert, 1974 February 12

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Audio recording of the Peabody Symphony Orchestra. Leo Mueller, conductor; Leon Fleisher, guest conductor.

1. Orchestral Variations / Aaron Copland

Violin Concerto No. 1, D Major / Sergei Prokofiev
Berl Senofsky, violin

2. Symphony No. 49 ("La Passione") / Joseph Haydn

3. Suite from Der Rosenkavalier / Richard Strauss

Dates: 1974 February 12

Theater Chamber Players of Kennedy Center concert, 1986 February 17

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Audio recording of concert by the Theater Chamber Players of the Kennedy Center. Leon Fleisher, director and conductor. 1. Trauer-Arie / G. M. Hoffman Nach Bach: fantasy for harpsichord / George Rochberg 2. Sonata, Op. 25, No. 1, for Solo Viola / Paul Hindemith 3. Chaconne for Piano Left Hand / Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Johannes Brahms Leon Fleisher, piano 4. Of Rome, Parting and Spring / Raoul Pleskow Concerto for Harpsichord, Flute,...
Dates: 1986 February 17

Theater Chamber Players records

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Identifier: PIMS-0070
Abstract

The Theater Chamber Players, founded by Peabody Institute faculty members Dina Koston and Leon Fleisher, were a chamber music ensemble that featured 20th-century music and was based primarily in Washington, D.C., from 1968 to 2003. The TCP records include administrative and business documents, correspondence, working files, concert programs, publicity material, photographs, recordings, scores, and reference material.

Dates: 1960-2007
Found in: Peabody Archives

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Archival Object 18
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clippings (information artifacts) 4
concert programs 3
photographs 3
DVDs 2
Pianists 2