podcasts

Leon Fleisher

Ravel, The Green Hornet and masturbation: just a few of the head-spinning juxtapositions you’ll enjoy when JF interlocutes his own elusive sire in this, the long-overdue latest edition of the podcast. On the eve of his coronation at the 2007 Kennedy Center Honors, piano papa Leon Fleisher hauls his cookies up to Kitchen Studios for a revealing – and sometimes troubling – look at one “longhair’s” guilty glee. Hear all the Oedipal drama as Julian confronts his daddy head on, grilling him about the past and challenging him to dig deeper and reveal more than any other interviewer ever has. Hs reward? Why it’s Rachmaninoff, of course. What else did you expect? Get the real story…