On Sunday, February 2, the Christ Church Concert Series in Easton will present concert pianist Solomon Eichner at 4 pm. Eichner who possesses a most impressive pedigree has been referred to as “a young Arthur Rubenstein.” Doors will open at 3:30 pm. While there is no charge for the concert, a freewill offering will be received.
Declared by the American Liszt Society as “A sensitive pianist, Solomon Eichner’s playing is poetic, beautiful and moving with deep feeling.” An American pianist, 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 seventy-fifth 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 .
A Baltimore native, Eichner will be presented twice this season in his home city 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, Florida as well as recitals in Boca Raton. Recently, the artist debuted at Carnegie Hall after winning the “Golden Key Debut” International Competition in New York City. Previously, Mr. Eichner won second prize at the 2013 Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition and second prize and Chinese Award in the 2013 International Young Artists Competition at Catholic University in D.C. Additionally, he was a prize winner in the 2016 Miami Music Festival’s Concerto Competition resulting in his Miami debut recital at the Steinway Piano Gallery Coral Gables. In 2017 he appeared in the Hastings International Piano Competition in England as well as the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition in Palm Springs, California. Also in 2017, Eichner returned for a re-engagement performance after having debuted at the Polish Embassy two years prior under sponsorship of the Paderewski Scholarship Foundation. Additional performances by the artist have taken place at Steinway Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York City, Steinway Piano Galleries in Charlotte, Greensboro, and Atlanta, “The Lives of the Piano” Chopin Marathon Concert New York City, “Afternoon Concert Series” at the State Department in Washington DC, and Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston among others. During the summer of 2015, the artist traveled to Italy to perform in the Perugia Music Festival in addition to solo performances in the famous Salla Notari Hall, and a performance of the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Universidad de Alicante under the baton of Israeli Conductor, Uriel Segal.
This concert is sponsored in part by a grant from the Talbot County and Maryland State Arts Councils. The public is invited.
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