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Pianist Leon Fleisher, Richard Strauss, Dramatic End to Season

Pianist Leon Fleisher has earned the respect of his fans if the increased volume of applause on last Saturday evening was any indication. When he came onto the stage to perform Maurice Ravel’s (1875-1937) Concerto for the Left Hand for … Continue reading

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Pianist Leon Fleisher and His “Nine Lives”

Leon Fleisher—pianist, conductor, icon—is synonymous with legendary pianists and musicians of the 20th and into the 21st centuries. He’s performed in great concert halls (Carnegie Hall), with major orchestras and eminent conductors (George Szell, Eugene Ormandy). He studied under the … Continue reading

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Interview – Mezzo-Soprano Kelley O’Connor

Mezzo-Soprano Kelley O’Connor has the dramatic, sonorous voice one would expect of a mezzo, but hers commands attention. She has a certain pull, as though you can’t help but wonder from where this unique flower appeared in a garden full … Continue reading

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