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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 01 Mar 2011
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  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 899th
    Monthly Average: 960th
  • 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

With a farewell on the horizon, Zubin Mehta's concert with the Israel Philharmonic is a triumph
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-11-01 14:00:00
Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra are touring North America again — which ordinarily wouldn’t be considered a milestone. But this time it might be, because Mehta has decided to step down as the orchestra’s music director for life in October 2019 — 50 years after he became its ...

Ageless at 90, Tony Bennett brings his eternal spring to Dudamel and the L.A. Phil
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-07-17 00:05:00
Ten summers after Tony Bennett made his Hollywood Bowl debut in 1962, the Los Angeles Philharmonic advertised an evening featuring him at the Bowl with the orchestra and its music director, Zubin Mehta. But as jazz critic Leonard Feather wrote in his Times review about the meeting of Bennett and...

Essential Arts & Culture: NEA threats, the Lucas museum vision, minimalist music and the return of Zubin Mehta
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-01-21 11:00:00
Oh, the brave new world that has such people in it! The big day, Donald Trump’s inauguration, has come and gone. We’re looking at a variety of stories that are related and not — from the possible slashing of the National Endowment for the Arts to George Lucas’s new museum ...

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