Hartwig Eichberg, pianist and conductor, grew up in Hamburg, Germany, where he was a prize winner in the Steinway Piano Competition. He earned his Ph.D. degree in musicology with a dissertation on the piano works of Johann Sebastian Bach. Subsequently he worked as conductor and coach at several German opera houses and internationally. He moved to Seattle in 1992, and performs as pianist, accompanying singers and instrumentalists in concert, in addition to teaching. He has served as music director at several churches in Seattle. He is the director of the Jubilee Singers, a chorus devoted to the tradition of a capella singing of the African-American spirituals.
J. S. Bach, Capriccio on the departure of the much beloved brother – F. Schubert, Four Impromptus op. 90 – L. van Beethoven, Piano sonata op. 53 “Waldstein”.
This 1915 gorgeous unique walnut Steinway Model O has been refinished in November 2014 with a perfect Steinway style finish, including recently restrung with all new strings, hammers, and keytops.