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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 01 Mar 2011
  • Address:
    Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 944th
    Monthly Average: 982nd
  • 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

Commentary: As U.S. orchestras cancel, Europe's reopen. Mirga and Zubin lead the way
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-06-22 15:00:21
What does reopening look like? With Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla and Zubin Mehta conducting, orchestras return with tiny audiences and distanced musicians.

L.A. Phil's 100th birthday bash: Your quarantine must-watch of the day
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-05-08 13:30:59
It was one of last year's hot tickets: Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Zubin Mehta, on the same stage at the same time. How to see it for free.

Column: Home with Dudamel, Kehane, Mehta: Social distancing can't stop the sharing of music
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-04-03 18:23:03
Our critic virtually joins Zubin Mehta conducting "Nessun Dorma," Gustavo Dudamel chatting and Jeffrey Kehane delivering an eloquent "America the Beautiful."

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