Zubin Mehta, conducter of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, stands in front of the monument to the fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising in Warsaw on April 18, 2013. Artists of the orchestra and public gathered in front of the monument for the evening commemorations on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1943 revolt. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Zubin Mehta, performance Beethoven pieces in Warsaw’s Grand Theater in honor of the fighters, most of whom were killed by the Nazi Germans.
No great artist in the world that I know will make a sacrifice to play with someone just because the name is big. I think this doesn't happen in our world. You ask Zubin Mehta, you ask Mariss Jansons, Sir Simon Rattle, Barenboim. 'Use him because he sell tickets.' Nobody says that because they don't care!
I've been extremely fortunate ... I played two auditions in my entire life -- one was for Zubin Mehta, and the other was for Riccardo Muti. That led to concerts, and those ended up becoming a recording contract. The ball just started rolling. I had the right support system and the right people looking after me, and that made all the difference.
But, of course, it turned out to be a big success, with Zubin Mehta conducting an international cast and orchestra, and directed by one of Chinese most celebrated directors, Zhang Yimou, making the story of the return to the royal palace that Puccini imagined, happen.More quotes »
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1981/2 BBC drama series called ‘Maggie’. Mrs Thatcher was prime minister at the time. She’s into Rigoletto, she’s into Zubin Mehta. She knows that Canaletto, he’s no painter decorator. With due (If you) consideration, to fund her education, She’s rebel of from ArtsJournal Read more »
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place: backstage at Reynolds Hall, the 2,050-seat centerpiece of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Maestro Zubin Mehta, who's just finished conducting the Israel Philharmonic in concert, tells his agent, "There's no doubt about it - this is one of from Las Vegas Review-Journal | LVRJ.com Read more »
Nobody compares Zubin Mehta's concerts with Beyonce's: Pandit Shivkumar Sharma
with film music. These are two different streams and cannot be compared in terms of growth and popularity - nobody compares Zubin Mehta's concerts with Beyonce's. Also, i feel musicians have more responsibility to inform the audience of their craft. In an from Times of India Read more »
Israel to award Obama medal
by Peres in 2011, when the first awards were given out. Former secretary of state Henry Kissinger was among the first group of honorees, along with Israeli conductor Zubin Mehta. The March trip will be Obama’s first visit to Israel since taking office. from The Washington Post Read more »