instructed students who have gone on to garner top prizes at international competitions such as the Carlos Prieto International Competition in Mexico, the Schoenefeld International Competition in China, and Young Concert Artists Guild in New York. Embracing the new era of the pandemic, Peled recently established the Amit Peled Online Cello Academy in order to reach cellists all over the world with private lessons and in-depth courses on his First Hour technique method.                                                                                                                                         AMIT PELED'S WEBSITE



Sunday, June 16, 2024
2:00 p.m.
SECU Auditorium - NC Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607​

SOLOMON EICHNER (piano) - 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. Solomon debuted at Carnegie Hall in April 2016 after winning the “GoldenKey Debut” International Competition in New York City.

GEORGE GERSHWIN Three Preludes for Cello and Piano            

      ELLIOT CARTER Sonata for Cello and Piano (1948)                     

​        AARON COPLAND Waltz and Celebration (1938)
SAMUEL BARBER Sonata for Cello and Piano, op. 6 (1932)






AMIT PELED  (cello)

     Praised by The Strad magazine and The New York
Times, internationally renowned cellist Amit Peled is
​acclaimed as one of the most exciting and virtuosic instrumentalists on the concert stage today. Having performed in many of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center in New York, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., Salle Gaveau in Paris, Wigmore Hall in London, and the Konzerthaus Berlin, Peled has released over a dozen recordings on the Naxos, Centaur, Delos, and CTM Classics labels. Musical America named Peled one of the Top 30 Influencers of 2015.
​     One of the most sought-after cello professors in the world, Peled is a professor at the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University where he has taught since 2003 and was one of the youngest professors ever hired by a major conservatory. He has 


In July 2023, Solomon will be debuting on the prestigious Newport Music Festival, Rhode Island with Cellist Amit Peled.

Solomon performed in 2022 with the North Carolina Symphony Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Conductor Christoph Koenig.  In 2021 Solomon debuted with the NC Symphony playing Saint Saens Carnival of the Animals.

​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.     HIS WEBSITE