American pianist Mimi Solomon has performed throughout the United States, China, Japan and Europe. She has appeared as soloist with orchestras including Shanghai Symphony, Philharmonia Virtuosi, and Yale Symphony Orchestra, and has been featured on numerous radio and television broadcasts including the McGraw-Hill Young Artist’s Showcase, France 3, France Inter and National Public Radio.
An avid chamber musician, Mimi regularly appears at music festivals on both sides of the Atlantic such as Santander, IMS Prussia Cove, Lockenhaus, Rencontres de Bel-Air, Ravinia, Taos, Norfolk, Charlottesville, Yellow Barn, La Loingtaine and Aspen. Mimi is the pianist of Trio La Loingtaine, the Ikarus Chamber Players, and the Cristofori Piano Quartet. She spends part of every year coaching and performing chamber music at Kinhaven Festival in Vermont, and is currently a visiting Assistant Professor in piano at Cornell University.
Recent highlights include performances at Albert-Konzert in Freiburg, Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, the Myra Hess Memorial series in Chicago and Lockenhaus Festival, as well as trio concerts in Japan’s Suntory Hall and Alti Hall.
Mimi graduated cum laude in East Asian Studies from Yale and went on to receive a Masters of Music from Juilliard. Her main teachers were Peter Frankl and Robert McDonald, and she has also played regularly for Ferenc Rados and studied the pianoforte in Paris with Patrick Cohen. Her studies were generously supported by a Beebe Grant and two Woolley Scholarships from the Fondation des Etats-Unis.