Praised in The New York Times as a "brilliant
soloist," violinist Eric Grossman is a versatile performer. From
collaborations with Lowell Liebermann to concerto appearances in many
parts of the world, Grossman has been hailed for his flawless
technique, superb musicianship and commitment to a wide range of
Eric Grossman's first teacher was his father,
cellist John Grossman, who instilled in him an abiding love for music.
A graduate of Juilliard, where he studied with Dorothy DeLay, Eric
enjoys an active performing career. He has given highly acclaimed
recitals and solo performances with orchestras in the United States,
Europe, Korea, Japan, and Cuba under renowned conductors including
Zubin Mehta, Stanislaw Skrowaczewki, and Michael Gielen.
Mr. Grossman has performed and
recorded Lowell Liebermann's Violin Sonata with the
composer, and recorded the soundtrack performance of Ravel's Tzigane
for The Elusive Muse, a PBS documentary on dancer Suzanne
As a chamber musician, Mr. Grossman has
collaborated with such noted artists as David Soyer, Seymour Lipkin,
Philip Myers, and Sandra Rivers, among many others. Highlights of Mr.
Grosssman's 2006-07 season include return engagements in Cuba were he
will play Bach A Minor and Elgar B Minor concertos with Cuban National
Symphony Orchestra in Havana.
Recent engagements included his sixth concert tour
of Korea where he played Brahms's Violin Concerto with
the KBS Symphony Orchestra, a New York recital with pianist Sandra
Rivers, his European recital debut at the Arco Festival in France, and,
on two days' notice, a performance of the Tchaikovsky Violin
Concerto with the Lima Symphony that was hailed by The Lima
News as "astounding." On April 30th, 2006, Eric Grossman played the
World premiere of the First Violin Concerto by
Jorge López Marín dedicated to Eric, under the
direction of Bernard Rubenstein in Town Hall, New York City, NY.