Pinchas Zukerman, Conductor
Pinchas Zukerman is an Israeli violinist, conductor, and teacher born on July 16, 1948 (Heifetz was 47 years old.) In addition to currently leading the National Arts Centre Orchestra (since April, 1998) and the Zukerman Chamber Players (since 2003), he still concertizes regularly as a soloist. Both of his ensembles are based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Zukerman studied early on (from 1962) at Juilliard (New York) with Ivan Galamian, made his New York debut in 1963 and subsequently won some aw...