Sounds on Oberlin Concert – 150 Years of Rachmaninoff
November 19 3:00 pm
2023-24 Concert Series
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In Commemoration: 150 Years of Rachmaninoff
November 19, 2023
3:00 p.m. | WMPC Sanctuary
Come experience a pinnacle of virtuosic romanticism as pianist Solomon Eichner showcases the work of Sergei Rachmaninoff, celebrating his 150th birthday in 2023. Listen to lush sonorities and soaring melodies of a genius musician from the early 20th century, securing a lasting legacy of romantic brilliance alongside such giants as Tchaikovsky, Brahms, and Dvořák. Enjoy an afternoon of beautiful and moving repertoire brought to the Sounds on Oberlin Concert Series by Solomon Eichner, who has been reviewed as a musician who plays “with virtuosic ease,” who is “spirited and vivacious,” and who makes “the music sing and come alive.”
About Solomon: Consistently in demand throughout the U.S., Polish-American Concert Pianist Solomon Eichner has performed in England, Italy, Germany, Poland and Austria. 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. When not concertizing, Solomon maintains a faculty position for the North Carolina Chamber Music Institute. Originally from Baltimore, Solomon earned his Bachelor’s degree from Manhattan School of Music, Master’s degree from Peabody Conservatory, and Doctor of Musical Arts from University of South Carolina on full scholarship and assistantship. Learn more about Solomon here.