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Solomon Eichner, Piano
August 1, 2023
Solomon Eichner, Piano

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Ode to Rach’s 150th B-Day

Johannes Brahms: Selection of Waltzes #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 15, 6

Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance #1 in G Minor

Franz Liszt: Liebestraume No. 3 in A flat Major, “Love Dream”

Robert Schumann/Liszt: Widmung “Dedication”

George Gershwin: Three Preludes

Frederic Chopin: Nocturne in C Sharp Minor Op. Posth.

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 3 No. 2 in C sharp Minor

J. S. Bach/Rachmaninoff: Gavotte from the Violin Partita in E major, BWV 1006

Rachmaninoff/Vyacheslav Gryaznov: Vocalise

Rimsky Korsakov/Rachmaninoff: Flight of the Bumblebee

 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 23 No. 5 in G Minor

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

In the 2023 season commemorating Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday, Solomon will be playing many concerts
showcasing the composer at various universities and concert series from San Francisco to Sarasota to
Southampton. In July, Solomon will be debuting at the prestigious Newport Music Festival, Rhode Island
with Cellist Amit Peled.

In 2021 Solomon debuted with the North Carolina Symphony playing Saint Saens Carnival of the Animals
and in 2022 performed Beethoven’s Triple Concerto under Conductor Christoph Koenig.
Sponsored by the March of the Living Foundation, Solomon performed for the 75th anniversary of the
liberation of Auschwitz at the Krakow Philharmonic Hall, Jewish Cultural Center, and at Auschwitz in
front of a crowd of 20,000 people.

Solomon has performed concertos with conductors Uriel Segal – Grieg; John Gordon Ross – Rachmaninoff
3 rd ; Mark Peterson – Liszt 1 and Chopin 2; David Hagy – Mendlessohn 1; Michelle Di Russo – Saint Saens
Carnival of Animals; Tonu Kalam – Beethoven Triple; and appeared with George Mariner Maull on his
Discovery Orchestra series. Orchestras Solomon has performed with include NC, Salisbury, Western
Piedmont, Wilson, UNC, Discovery, Alicante Spain.

Solomon is a prizewinner of the Liszt-Garrison International Competition, International Young Artists
Competition Washington D.C., GoldenKey Carnegie Hall Debut Competition and Miami Music Festival
Concerto Competition.

Music Festivals Solomon has performed in include Perugia Italy, Pianofest in the Hamptons, Montecito
California, Atlantic Maine, American Fine Arts Festival in Austria, SUNY New Paltz, IKIF Mannes.
Concert series Solomon has performed on include Parrish Museum, St. Paul’s Church Augusta with
Violinist Brian Reagin, Chamber Music Raleigh, Cary Page-Walker House, Paderewski Festival,
The University of Tampa Sykes Chapel, Polish Embassy D.C, Temple Longboat Key, Yale Gordon Trust,
National City Church D.C, Music in the Great Hall, Bower Chapel Trinity by the Cove, Weymouth Arts
Center, Pamlico Music Society, among others.

Originally from Baltimore, Solomon graduated from the Manhattan School of Music and Peabody
Conservatory. When not concertizing, Solomon maintains a faculty position for the North Carolina
Chamber Music Institute. Currently, Solomon resides in Chapel Hill with his wife Becky.