David Zinman, conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, will conduct and perform in the nationally televised "Live From Lincoln Center" program Sunday at 3 p.m. on Maryland Public Television, channels 22 and 67.
Zinman will conduct the Orchestra of St. Luke's and will accompany featured cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianist Jeffrey Kahane and cellist Carter Brey.
The program of orchestral and chamber music will include the Sonata for Two Cellos by the baroque composer Barriere, the Rachmaninoff Sonata for Cello and Piano, the Faure "Elegie" and Tchaikovsky's "Variations on a Rococo Theme." Zinman will perform as violinist in the scherzo movement of the Mendelssohn Octet. Hugh Downs will host the program and will conduct brief interviews with Ma and the other artists during the intermission. Ma and Zinman recently received a Grammy Award for their collaborative recording of music by Barber and Britten.