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Leon Fleisher, piano; Jonathan Biss, piano; Dover Quartet

Thursday, February 07, 2019 - 7:30 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Fleisher - Schubert Sonata for Piano in B-flat Major, Op. post. (D. 960)

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Celebrate legendary pianist Leon Fleisher’s 90th birthday in a program that also features his all-star pupil Jonathan Biss, the Dover Quartet, and double bassist Rachel Calin.

With guest artist Rachel Calin, double bass

Bach: Sheep May Safely Graze [Arr. by E. Petri] [Fleisher]
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E Major, Op. 109 [Biss]
Kirchner: Lh for Piano Left Hand [Fleisher]
Bach/Brahms: Chaconne in D Minor (from Partita, BWV 1004) for Left Hand [Fleisher]
Kirchner: Interlude II [Biss]
Mozart: Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 414 [Fleisher/Dover Qt]

Pre-concert lecture w/ Lesley Valdes at 6:30 pm

Dover Quartet

The phenomenal Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff Competition. Recently named the Cleveland Quartet Award winner, and awarded the coveted Avery Fisher Career Grant, the Dover has become one of the most in-demand ensembles in the world. The Quartet’s rise from up-and-coming young ensemble to occupying a.

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Jonathan Biss, piano

Jonathan Biss is a world-renowned pianist who shares his deep musical curiosity with classical music lovers in the concert hall and beyond. Over the course of two decades on the concert stage he has forged relationships with the New York Philharmonic; the Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Philharmonia orchestras; the Boston, Chicago, and Swedish Radio symphony orchestras;.

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Leon Fleisher, piano

Legendary pianist Leon Fleisher represents the highest standard of musicianship and, at 84 years young, he continues to impart his life-affirming artistry throughout the world, thriving in a sustained career as conductor and soloist, recitalist, chamber music artist, and master class mentor. In the 2012-2013 season, Mr. Fleisher’s engagements included performances and master classes in Switzerland (master classes at the University.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

  The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.…more info