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Zubin Mehta – His 80th birthday concert – Live from the NCPA Mumbai

17.04.2016 17h45

“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 is traveling to India with “his” inspiring 110-member orchestra and on April 17th, 2016 they celebrate Maestro Mehta’s 80th birthday (albeit a little early) with a fantastic concerts at the National Center of Performing Arts in Mumbai.

For the concert, Mehta chose works of three of his favorite composers: Antonin Dvorak’s “Carnival Overture”, Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin in D major, op. 61, as well as Ravel’s “La Valse” and the 2nd Suite of “Daphnis & Chloé”. Pinchas Zukerman, one of Mehta’s closes colleagues and friends, who has always had a close connection to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, is the soloist of the night.

The concert will be broadcast live (delayed) from Mumbai, India on Sunday, 17th April 2016 at 17h45!

You can watch the broadcast right here:

A production of Accentus Music in co-production with ZDF and in co-operation with Arte.


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