“a thrilling and nearly flawless performance…astonishingly confident technique, steady rhythm and masterful pacing. He dazzled the ear”—Cleveland Classical Review
Recent winner of a 2019 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Henry Kramer also won Second Prize at the 2016 Queen Elisabeth Competition and the 2015 William Petschek Recital Debut Award from The Juilliard School. He also received top prizes in the Honens, National Chopin, Montreal, and China Shanghai international competitions. He has been soloist with the National Orchestra of Belgium, Bilkent Symphony Orchestra (Turkey), Orchestre Métropolitain du Montreal, Orchestra of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (Dominican Republic), Indianapolis Symphony, Portland Symphony Orchestra (Maine), and the Brussels, Calgary, and Shanghai philharmonics. He gave his European debut in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and performed as a cultural ambassador in Havana, Cuba. He holds degrees from The Juilliard School and the Yale School of Music, and currently holds the L. Rex Whiddon Distinguished Chair in Piano at Columbus State University’s Schwob School of Music in Georgia.