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Declared by the American Liszt Society as “A sensitive pianist, Solomon’s playing is poetic, beautiful and moving with deep feeling.” American pianist Solomon Eichner has performed in England, Italy, Germany, Austria, Poland and throughout the U.S.

 

Sponsored by the March of the Living Foundation, Solomon performed for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz alongside Cellist Amit Peled and Violinist Yevgeny Kutik at the Krakow Philharmonic Hall, Jewish Cultural Center and at Auschwitz in front of a crowd of 20,000 people. 

 

In the 2019 season Solomon will perform on series including Tuesday Afternoon Concerts St. Pauls Church Augusta GA with Brian Reagin, Temple Beth Israel Longboat Key FL with Dan Jordan, Christ Church Easton MD, University of Tampa Afternoon Concerts Sykes Chapel, Temple Emanuel Greensboro NC, Christ Church Bradenton FL, Fearington Chapel Hill NC, Heritage Village Southbury CT, Parrish Museum Water Mill NY, Yale Gordon Trust MD with cellist Amit Peled, National City Church DC, among others.

 

In 2018 Solomon performed on many concert series including Chamber Music Raleigh, Paderewski Festival, Trinity by the Cove Bower Chapel, Yale Gordon Trust, Music in the Great Hall Weymouth Arts Center, McGregor Hall, among others.  

 

During the 2020 season commemorating Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, Solomon will perform with the North Carolina Symphony Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Brian Reagin and Bonnie Thron. In 2021 Solomon will perform with the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra and Markand Thakar.

Solomon debuted at Carnegie Hall in April 2016 after winning the “GoldenKey Debut” International Competition in New York City.

During the 2016 season, Solomon performed multiple concertos with orchestras including the Western Piedmont Symphony under Conductor John Gordon Ross performing Rachmaninoff 3rd and Wilson Symphony with Conductor Mark Peterson, Liszt 1st.

In 2015, Solomon made his New Jersey debut with Conductor George Mariner Maull and the Discovery Orchestra.

 

Solomon won 2nd prize at the 2013 Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition and 2nd prize and Chinese Award in the 2013 International Young Artists Competition at Catholic University in D.C. Solomon won 2nd prize in the 2016 Miami Music Festival’s Concerto Competition resulting in his Miami debut recital at the Steinway Piano Gallery Coral Gables.

Solomon participated in the 2017 Hastings International Piano Competition in England as well as the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition in Palm Springs, California.

 

Solomon made his D.C. debut recital at the Polish Embassy sponsored by the Paderewski Scholarship Foundation and General Edward Rowny in April 2015 and returned for his re-engagement September 2017.

 

The summer of 2015 Solomon performed in the Perugia Music Festival, Italy.  In addition to solo performances in the famous Salla Notari Hall, Solomon performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Universidad de Alicante under the baton of Israeli Conductor, Uriel Segal.

Before Italy, Solomon performed at the prestigious PianoFest in the Hamptons, NY.

 

Past music festivals Solomon has performed in include Montecito Summer Music Festival in Santa Barbara, CA; Atlantic Music Festival, Waterville, Maine; Vladimir Feltsman’s SUNY New Paltz Piano Program; Mannes International Keyboard Festival, NYC; American Fine Arts Festival in Weimar, Germany.

Originally from Baltimore, Solomon received his Bachelors from the Manhattan School of Music, Masters from Peabody Conservatory and Doctorate from University of South Carolina with a full-scholarship and assistantship. Solomon’s dissertation was on the Jewish Soviet repressed pianist/composer Samuil Feinberg.

Solomon and his wife Becky live in Raleigh, NC where he is on staff at Campbell University as Collaborative Pianist.