Katherine Jacobson Fleisher
Katherine Jacobson's international performing career as a soloist, duo pianist and chamber musician has received critical acclaim. Her Carnegie Hall debut with piano partner Leon Fleisher was praised by The New York Times for its "abundant musicality and refined technique".
Leading orchestras with which she has performed include the Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and New York String Orchestra among others. She has concertized in Europe, Scandinavia, the Far East and South America as well as in the United States and Canada.
With Leon Fleisher, she recorded Mozart’s Concerto in F for two pianos, K 242 with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (Sony). Leon Fleisher and Katherine Jacobson released their CD “Four Hands” in 2015 (Sony).
At the Peabody Conservatory of Music, she worked with mentor and future husband Leon Fleisher. Ms. Jacobson currently serves on the faculty of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.
Katherine Jacobson performs solo and duo piano concerts worldwide with her husband, pianist and conductor Leon Fleisher.