The musical life of Pinchas Zukerman (68) appears to be busier than ever. Although he recently stepped down as music director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, he is still principal guest conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and skillfully particpated on Baroque Treasury.
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NAC Orchestra's associate concertmaster says Bartok is badass / Ottawa Citizen Q&A
The NAC Orchestra's Edmonton-born associate concertmaster Jessica Linnebach is the featured soloist at two concerts to be conducted by New York's Karina Canellakis. Linnebach, a former child prodigy, spoke to Lynn Saxberg about everything from music and family to finding her perfect instrument and the Zukerman influence. The NAC Orchestra will present Linnebach and Bartók on Jan. 10-11, at th...
NAC Orchestra under Pinchas Zukerman's passionate baton, put on majestic show / The Charlatan
On the evening of Nov. 24, the former music director of the National Arts Centre (NAC) orchestra and masterful violinist, Pinchas Zukerman, was back at the NAC to lead the orchestra at Southam Hall. With his magnetic and passionate baton, Zukerman never fails to grasp the heart of audiences while conducting or performing. The program was insightfully and eloquently chosen, and it was tailored to bring ou...
NAC Orchestra takes us through four powerful stories at Luminato Festival / Broadway World review
Four incredible artists bring to life the stories of four powerful women. LIFE REFLECTED, presented by the National Arts Centre (NAC) is a multi-media journey examining the lives of four women using photography, film, spoken word and music. The NAC Orchestra takes us through four individual pieces, led by conductor and Artistic Director, Alexander Shelley. Shelley describes the works as being united in t...
National Arts Centre Orchestra - Baroque Treasury / WCRB: CD Of the Week
Pinchas Zukerman leads the N.A.C. Orchestra in a program traversing works by some of the greatest minds of the baroque era. Having remained in modern spotlight since the 17th and 18th centuries, it is a testament to the timeless grandeur of baroque repertoire that such an expanse of pieces has remained both relevant and captivating to audiences new and familiar. Including concertos and other orchestral w...
National Arts Center Orchestra - Baroque Treasury / WFMT 'New Release of the Week'
The National Arts Center Orchestra was formed in 1969 and gives over 100 performances a year with world-renowned artists. Beginning in the 2016-17 season, Pinchas Zukerman assumes the title of Conductor Emeritus. In this concert from 2015, Zukerman and the orchestra perform a program of Baroque favorites, with music by Handel, Bach, Tartini, Vivaldi and Telemann. The Tartini: Pastorale in A major (12...