Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart

Zubin Mehta is synonymous with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO). The stellar Indian-born conductor has been with the ensemble, on a regular basis, for close to half a century, and there is undoubtedly a special mutual relationship between the iconic conductor and the players.

Mehta will celebrate his 80th birthday on Friday, but when he recently met the press, in the middle of a three-day run of concerts to mark the milestone, he looked fit, trim and brimming with energy. I was happy to see he had full use of both legs. The last time I saw him, at last year’s Enescu Festival in Bucharest, he was moving with some difficulty, with the aid of a walking stick, following a knee operation.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Music-maestro-Zubin-Mehta-remains-young-at-heart-452413

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