Zubin Mehta at 80 – The birthday concerts from Mumbai

Zubin Mehta

“I’m a pucca Indian. Mumbai is my home,” says Zubin Mehta about his birthplace. The Musical Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra traveled to India with “his” inspiring 110-member orchestra and on April 17th and 18th, 2016 they celebrated Maestro Mehta’s 80th birthday with two fantastic concerts at the National Center of Performing Arts in Mumbai. more

The Nobel Prize Concert 2010

Joshua Bell Nobel Prize Concert 2010 credit_Chris_Lee

As part of the official Nobel Week, the world’s most renowned artists are gathering each year to pay tribute to the Nobel Laureates. The 2010 concert became a special highlight in the series with the young and brilliant world famous American violinist Joshua Bell performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major under Sakari Oramo, the Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra.  more

Claudio Abbado, Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra & Anna Prohaska

Anna Prohaska 85. Geburtstag Pierre Boulez Hommage

In 2010, the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela was orchestra in residence at the Lucerne Festival at Easter. Under the baton of their strong supporter Claudio Abbado, the orchestra once again reached out to the audience on the opening concert, spreading its lively enthusiasm on a highest musical level for which it is famous and loved for.