Friday, 12 March, 2021 | 5:00 PM
2019 Ross McKee Young Artist
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
“Des Abends” from Fantasiestücke, Op. 12 No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 | I. Allegro
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Scherzo No. 1 in B Minor, Op. 20
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Hob. XVI:46
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83
About the artist
Solomon Ge is a pianist and composer from San Jose, California. He currently studies piano with Professor Yoshikazu Nagai at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. In the summer of 2019, Solomon won fourth prize in the International e-piano Junior Competition and top prizes in the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition and Los Angeles International Piano Competition. He is the winner of numerous local and state competitions, including the Marilyn Mindell Piano Competition, Palo Alto Philharmonic Concerto Competition, California Youth Symphony Concerto Competition, Mondavi Young Artists Competition, Ross McKee Competition, and Emory University Young Artists Piano Competition, among others.
He has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, Peninsula Symphony, Palo Alto Philharmonic, Round Rock Symphony Orchestra, California Youth Symphony, and will perform with the Nova Vista Symphony. He has also participated in the 2018 and 2019 Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival in Italy and the 2019 International Maestro Piano Festival in Taipei, performing in masterclasses for Jerome Lowenthal, Dang Thai Son, Boris Slutsky, John Perry, Boris Berman, and Ilana Vered.