A student of Rudolf Serkin and Mieczyslaw Horszowski
at the Curtis Institute of Music, Mr. Lipkin won the
prestigious Rachmaninoff Competition at age of 19. He
went on to appear with all of Americaĺs ôtop fiveö orchestras:
The New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, the
Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Chicago. Conductors with
whom he has collaborated include Serge Coussevitsky,
Fritz Reiner, Charles Munch, Leonard Bernstein, Eugene
Ormandy, He has performed with Jascha Heifetz, Oscar
Shumsky, Uto Ughi, Arnold Steinhardt, William Primrose.
He toured the U.S., Europe and South America with the
Guarneri Quartet. He performed a ten-city European tour
with the Juilliard String Quarter in 1999.
For many years, Mr. Lipkin concentrated on conducting (he studied
with Serge Coussevitsky and George Szell). After serving as New York
Philharmonicĺs assistant conductor, he was Music Director of both the
Long Island Symphony and the Joffrey Ballet.
Mr. Lipkin is currently the Artistic Director of the Kneisel Hall Chamber
Music Festival, and is on the faculties of both the Juilliard School and the
Curtis Institute of Musi˝.