Wednesday 12 August, 12:05pm
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 will travel with ‘his’ inspiring 110-member orchestra to India: On April 18, 2016 they will celebrate Maestro Mehta-s 80th birthday at the National Center of Performing Arts in Mumbai. Highlights of the mesmerizing program are Brahms’ famous Double Concerto in A minor, Op. 102 and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23 the perfect composition for this auspicious double celebration. The soloists of the night are Mehta’s long-time artist friends such as Pichas Zuckermann, violin, Amanda Forsyth, cello and Denis Matsuev at the piano.