Violinist Pinchas Zukerman will bring the English Chamber Orchestra to Salt Lake City for a concert April 15 at 8 p.m. in Symphony Hall.
The concert, part of the ECO's 30th-anniversary North American tour, will feature Zukerman as soloist in Hindemith's "Trauermusik" for viola and strings. In addition he will be joined by Utah Symphony music director Joseph Silverstein in Bach's Concerto for Two Violins and Vivaldi's Concerto for Three Violins, the last also featuring the orchestra's concertmaster, Jose-Luis Garcia, as soloist.The program will conclude with Zukerman leading the orchestra in Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550.
Born in Israel, Zukerman graduated from New York's Juilliard School of Music, where he studied with Ivan Gamalian. In 1967 he won the Leventritt Competition and three years later began his conducting career with the English Chamber Orchestra. Subsequently he directed the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and recently was named principal guest conductor of the Dallas Symphony's New International Music Festival.
Tickets for the concert are priced from $10 to $29 ($5 students) and are available from the Utah Symphony. For information call 533-NOTE.