American pianist Solomon Eichner will perform this Friday, September 20, at 12:15 p.m., at our free weekly Music at Midday concert. Declared by the American Liszt Society as “A sensitive pianist, Solomon’s playing is poetic, beautiful and moving with deep feeling.” He 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 75thanniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in April 2018 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 debuted at Carnegie Hall in 2016 after winning the “GoldenKey Debut” International Competition in New York City. Solomonwon 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.
Originally from Baltimore, Solomon graduated from the Manhattan School of Music, Peabody Conservatory and recently received his Doctorate from the University of South Carolina with a full-scholarship.
Please join us for an exquisite program of piano music performed in the magnificent acoustic of National City Christian Church on the church’s Steinway concert grand piano:
- Prelude XII “Feux d’artifice” (Fireworks) from Book 2 – Claude Debussy
- Nocturne No. 6 in D flat Major Op. 63 – Gabriel Fauré
- Nocturne in B flat Major, Op. 16, No. 4 – Ignacy Jan Paderewski
- Ballade No.4 in F minor Op.52 – Frederic Chopin