Praised by 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 repertoire.
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.
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 Farrell.
Other noteworthy highlights include a sixth concert tour of Korea where he played Brahms’s Violin Concerto with the KBS Symphony Orchestra (Seoul), 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 (Perú) that was hailed by The Lima News as “astounding.” On April 30th, 2006, Eric Grossman played the world première 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 and the Cosmopolitan Symphony. Mr. Grosssman is a repeat concerto soloist with the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra in Havana with whom he played Bach’s A Minor Concerto, Elgar’s Violin Concerto and several violin concertos by Marín.
Eric Grossman is a founding member of Vista Lirica. His career as a chamber musician include collaborations with such noted artists as David Soyer, Seymour Lipkin, Philip Myers, and Sandra Rivers, among many others and performances with Music from Marlboro.
Eric Grossman’s first teacher was his father, ’cellist John Grossman who instilled in him an abiding love for music. Grossman went on to study at Cincinnati Conservatory and received a masters degree from Juilliard, where he studied with Dorothy DeLay,