The New York Philharmonic Celebrates Zubin Mehta at 80

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Thursday, November 03, 2016

Zubin Mehta conducts the New York Philharmonic in the late 1970s Zubin Mehta conducts the New York Philharmonic in the late 1970s (New York Philharmonic Digital Archives)

Tune in Thursday at 9 pm as the New York Philharmonic celebrates conductor Zubin Mehta at 80. The performances include soloists Ravi Shankar on sitar and cellist Alisa Weilerstein. The program also consists of musical highlights taken from Mozart, Bartok, Shankar, Werben, Bruckner and more.

Conductor: Zubin Mehta   

Soloists: Ravi Shankar, sitar; Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Musical highlights taken from:
CRUMB: Ancient Voices of Children
MOZART: Symphony No. 25
SHANKAR: Concerto No. 2 for Sitar & Orchestra, Raga-Mala
BARTOK: Piano Concerto No 1 (soloist Barenboim)
FURTWANGLER: Symphony No 2 (Scherzo)
WEBERN: Six Pieces for Orchestra
BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7
ELGAR: Cello Concerto

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