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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 01 Mar 2011
  • Address:
    Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 910th
    Monthly Average: 910th
  • 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

Review: The wonder that is Zubin Mehta: Conductor turns Webern into Disney Hall enchantment
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-12 23:26:07
Conductor Zubin Mehta ends two impressive weeks with the L.A. Phil with excerpts from Wagner's "Ring," but it's the tricky Webern that proves Mehta's power.

Dinnerstein and Haimovitz make beautiful music together and more classical concerts in SoCal this week
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-03 17:00:28
Classical music performances in L.A. for Jan. 5-12 include pianist Simone Dinnerstein and cellist Matt Haimovitz at the Walllis, Pittance Chamber Music, and Zubin Mehta with the LA Phil

Review: New Year's, the Zubin Mehta way. How the L.A. Phil gets bubbly in Viennese style
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-01-02 21:30:46
With its conductor emeritus leading the way, the L.A. Phil puts its spin on the traditional Vienna New Year's concert — bubbly in more ways than one.

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