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A Minnesota native, pianist Katherine Jacobson Fleisher's performing career as soloist, duo pianist and chamber musician has received international critical acclaim. Her Carnegie Hall debut in 2004 with piano duo partner Leon Fleisher was praised in the New York Times for its "abundant musicality and refined technique."
Orchestras with which she has performed as soloist include the Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia, New York String Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Osaka Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National d'lle de France, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Gulbenkian Orchestra of Portugal, Irish Chamber Orchestra, Aspen Festival Chamber Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Duluth Symphony Orchestra and the Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira.
Together with Leon Fleisher, she recorded the Concerto for Two Pianos, K. 242 by W.A. Mozart with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (Sony Records, 2009).
Ms. Jacobson Fleisher has concertized in England, Ireland, Norway, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Japan, Korea, China, Singapore, Mexico, and Brazil, as well as the United States and Canada. Highlights of the 2013 season include concerts in Germany and Japan, with a return engagement at Ravinia with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
As the Fleisher Duo, Katherine Jacobson Fleisher and her husband Leon Fleisher perform piano duo concerts worldwide.