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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 01 Mar 2011
  • Address:
    Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 883rd
    Monthly Average: 940th
  • Notes: 2,434th Star

Zubin Mehta

Next stretch: Julius La Rosa
Previous star: Richard Crooks

Biography

Zubin Mehta conducting the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Mumbai, October 2008

Source: Wikipedia

Zubin Mehta is an Indian conductor of western classical music. He has received praise early in his career for dynamic interpretations of the large scale symphonic music of Anton Bruckner, Richard Strauss, Gustav Mahler and Franz Schmidt. His conducting is renowned as being flamboyant, vigorous and forceful.

Fact file

  • Born: 29 April 1936, Mumbai, India
  • Spouse: Nancy Kovack (1969 -present) 2 children

Read more about Zubin Mehta at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Zubin Mehta, now L.A. Phil conductor emeritus, lets the soul flow out of Brahms
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-01-06 23:15:00
The ever-restless Los Angeles Philharmonic, possibly the most progressive and news-making arts institution anywhere, surprisingly began 2019 exactly as it ended 2018: suffused in tradition. Over the weekend, Zubin Mehta, long one of the world’s most famous conductors, finished a cycle of Brahms’...

The week ahead in SoCal classical music, Jan. 6-13: Zubin Mehta, John Adams with the L.A. Phil and more
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-01-05 01:00:00
An Angelic Twelfth Night Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble performs vocal works from the 12th century to the 17th century. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 112 S. California Ave., Monrovia. Sun., 4 p.m. $15-$25. (213) 533-9922. Mehta’s Brahms Former LA Phil music director Zubin Mehta leads the orchestra...

Weekend Picks: ‘Dear Evan Hansen,' Zubin Mehta, family fun in DTLA and more
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-01-03 18:55:00
We welcome 2019 with a blockbuster musical, a legendary maestro’s return and the opening moves of a six-weekend dance festival. A veteran comedy trio cracks wise, a musical ensemble sings out the season and family fun unfolds at a Year of the Boar festival in Little Tokyo. Troubled teen, the ...

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