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Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson Fleisher: A Tribute to Karl Ulrich Schnabel - Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

The University of Maryland School of Music presents:

Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson Fleisher: A Tribute to Karl Ulrich Schnabel

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 3:00 pm - Ulrich Recital Hall

"?Karl Ulrich Schnabel was a wonderful pianist and a wonderful teacher. He was most imaginative and gallant, and he was also filled with a kind of ethical integrity. He was a tremendous role model for me, and my lessons with him, which lasted for a good five years,were very meaningful.?" - Leon Fleisher

In this

tribute to Karl Ulrich Schnabel pianist Leon Fleisher will speak about his studies with Schnabel, describing his approach to performance and interpretation. As a tribute to Schnabel's memory, the Fleishers will play Schubert's Fantasy in F Minor for four hands. The event will also offer a showing of the documentary video Con Brio, a vivid account of Schnabel's life and career. Learn more about Leon Fleischer, Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, and Karl Ulrich Schnabel through writings, recordings, and films held in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library:

Leon Fleisher   Recordings featuring pianist Leon Fleisher

  Films of performances by Fleisher

  Books: writings on and by Leon Fleisher

Karl Ulrich Schnabel   Recordings featuring pianist Karl Ulrich Schnabel

  Books/: writings by and interviews of Schnabel, including his celebrated Modern Technique of the Pedal

Streaming audio: Listen to recordings of pianist Leon Fleisher on Naxos Music Library