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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 in April 2018 alongside Cellist Amit Peled and Violinist Yevgeny Kutik at the Krakow Philharmonic Hall and at Auschwitz in front of a crowd of 20,000 people, in addition to a solo recital at the Krakow Jewish Cultural Center .
Solomon will debut this season on the Chamber Music Raleigh Series alongside North Carolina Symphony Concertmaster Brian Reagin and Principal Cellist Bonnie Thron hosted at the NC Museum of Art, as well as recitals for the Paderewski Raleigh Festival, Weymouth Arts Center, McGregor Hall, English Speaking Union Club of the Sandhills, Augusta Tuesday Afternoon Concert Series St. Pauls Church, Campbell University, Fearrington Series and Cherry Hill Plantation Concert Series, among others. Concertos Solomon will perform include Mendelssohn with the Salisbury Symphony and Chopin 2nd with the Barton College/Wilson Symphony.
Solomon will be presented twice this season in his hometown of Baltimore with solo recitals by the Yale Gordon Trust and the Music in the Great Hall Series. Additional concerts include a recital on the Trinity by the Cove Church Concert Series at Bowers Chapel in Naples, FL as well as recitals in Boca Raton.
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.
Solomon has performed at Steinway Hall and Merkin Concert Hall, New York City. Concert series include Bluthner Concert Series in Adamstown, MD, “Our Lady of the Chapel Concerts at Charlestown” in Catonsville, MD; Steinway Piano Galleries Charlotte, Greensboro, Atlanta; “The Lives of the Piano” Chopin Marathon Concert New York City, “Afternoon Concert Series” at the State Department in Washington DC; Music in the Great Hall Concert Series, MD; Hendersonville Chamber Music Concert Series, NC; Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Charleston, SC; Rogers Memorial Library Concert Series, Southampton, NY; Parrish Museum Salon Concert Series, Water Mill, NY, among others.
The summer of 2015 Solomon traveled to Italy to perform in the Perugia Music Festival. 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 graduated from the Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Conservatory and recently received his Doctorate in Piano from the University of South Carolina with a full-scholarship.
Solomon and his wife Becky recently relocated to Raleigh where he is on staff at Campbell University.