More About Zubin Mehta, Music Conductor (ARCHIVED)
Zubin Mehta was born in 1936 in Bombay. At the age of eighteen he abandoned the study of medicine to dedicate himself entirely to music. Today he is one of the most prominent musicians worldwide. Zubin Mehta is an honorary citizen of Florence and Tel Aviv and has been traveling the world conducting his orchestra. He was the general music director of the National Theatre in Munich for eight years.
In addition, he is the chief conductor of the Maggio Musicale in Florence and music director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
ZUBIN MEHTA: The Score of My Life
Zubin Mehta – The Score Of My LifeA great way to know more about Zubin Mehta is through his latest Book – His Autobiography brought to you by Roli Books, New Delhi India
ABOUT THE BOOK – Zubin Mehta left the sheltered environs of his parental home in Bombay in 1954, as an eighteen year old, and moved to Vienna into the very unique culture of the Music Academy where he studied under illustrious teachers like Hans Swarowsky. Just seven years later he conducted the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras and became the director of the Montrèal Symphony Orchestra at the age of twenty-five. Further assignments included Los Angeles, New York, Florence, Tel Aviv, and eventually, Munich where he was working as general music director of the Bavarian State Opera from 1998 to 2006.
Zubin Mehta is one of the most celebrated conductors in the world. He has worked with all the top-class international orchestras and with excellent instrumentalists and opera stars of the past many decades. Musicians like Daniel Barenboim, Claudio Abbado, Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman count among his intimate friends. Despite his tremendous success, this popular Indian with a zest for life still remains a restless spirit – a wanderer between the worlds, who is as famous for his commitment to Israel as for his musical openness to everything from open-air concerts to operas. His exciting life makes for a gripping autobiography.
USP Of the Book: The only book that describes in detail the maestro’s musical journey. A simple, yet engrossing narrative of his life, influences and his years as one of the most famous conductors
Pages : 216 + 16 pages B/W Insert Size : 5.5” x 8.5”
Binding : HB with Jacket Price : 395/- ISBN : 978-81-7436-687-0
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