Zubin Mehta at 80 – Jubilee Concert from Mumbai | on Arte

Sunday, August 13, 18h20, Arte

On April 29, 2016, Zubin Mehta celebrated his 80th birthday. On this ocassion he gifted himself a special birthday present: In Mumbai, Mehta’s birthplace, he conducted two concerts performed by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, which appointed him Musical Director for Life. Among other pieces, they played Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin in D major with soloist Pinchas Zukerman – one of Mehta’s closest friends and colleagues.

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