RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Zubin Mehta

A collection of news and information related to Zubin Mehta published by this site and its partners.

Top Zubin Mehta Articles

Displaying items 49-58
  • Musical gift ideas: for opera mavens

     
    Opera is expensive to record, but the industry continues to fill in repertory gaps. Rachmaninoff’s “The Miserly Knight” gets an excellent performance on Chandos. Thomas Ades’ irresistible “The Tempest” features the original Covent Garden...
  • Music review: Zubin Mehta returns to the L.A. Philharmonic*

     
    Usually around this time of year, Zubin Mehta pays a visit to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Thursday night he did again, and as always with Mehta, Walt Disney Concert Hall was full, and the crowd a bit older, more conservative......
  • Placido Domingo, Lang Lang and Renee Fleming make Billboard's top classical artists of 2009

     
    For the serious classical music and opera connoisseur, Billboard's list of the top classical artists of 2009 can seem like a sacrilege, or maybe just a big joke -- Il Divo, Paul Potts, Andrea Bocelli, Andre Rieu and Sarah Brightman......
  • Placido Domingo accepts President's Merit Award from Recording Academy

     
    To his awards mantel that already includes seven Grammys, three Latin Grammys and numerous career recognitions, Plácido Domingo added yet another honor Wednesday evening at a celebration at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica. Domingo accepted the President'...
  • New York Philharmonic looks west ... mostly

     
    At noon on Tuesday, New York time, the New York Philharmonic announced its 2010-11 season, the second with Alan Gilbert as music director. It beat the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season announcement, which was at 10 a.m. L.A. time, by an......
  • The Year of the Dude

     
    Let’s see. There was the buildup. There was “¡Bienvenido Dudamel!” at the Bowl and an opening night on global TV. And the media feeding frenzy. And Drubbing Dudamel, The Tour. He’s the future of classical music. He’s not the future......
  • A do-it-yourself Mahler boxed set -- and Happy Birthday, Gustav

     
    If you are a Mahler buff who always wanted to play the role of the Mad Programmer, Universal Music is giving you a shot at it as part of its massive outpouring of recordings commemorating the composer’s 150th birthday (which......
  • Music review: Dudamel takes on Bernstein and Gershwin at the Bowl

     
    Gustavo Dudamel has embraced the Hollywood Bowl like no Los Angeles Philharmonic music director other than, perhaps, Zubin Mehta. In his first year here, he has already conducted two of the venue's historic mainstays: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and, on...
  • The tuba, a.k.a. the bass of the brass

    The tuba, a.k.a. the bass of the brass
    Children of the '50s and '60s may remember "Tubby the Tuba" -- the story, set to music, of a very shy brass instrument in a symphony orchestra. All Tubby wants is a solo. If his saga rings a bell, however, it's probably because of the narrator of the 1947...
  • TO CLAP OR NOT TO CLAP: A TOUCHY QUESTION

    Something strange seems to be happening in that spiffy new concert hall in Orange County. People are clapping. The happy and justifiably proud Costa Mesans, and friends, are clapping con brio and con gusto. They are clapping loudly, smugly and dutifully....