This is a repeating event14/10/2023 20:00
Simone Young replaces Zubin Mehta
Due to an illness, Zubin Mehta has to withdraw from the concert scheduled on 11, 12 and 14 October for 2022/2023 Symphony Season. La Scala wishes him a fast recovery and thanks Simone Young who made herself available to take his place, on the same dates. Simone Young is currently involved in rehearsals for Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten, on stage at La Scala from 18 October with staging by Robert Carsen. The evening’s programme remains unchanged: last May the Australian conductor has lead Berliner Philharmoniker in Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie and the concert was broadcast from the Digital Hall of the Berlin Philharmonie.
Tickets for Simone Young at Teatro alla Scala in Milan Zubin Mehta was a conductor of Indian Western and Eastern classical
Tickets for Simone Young at Teatro alla Scala in Milan
Zubin Mehta was a conductor of Indian Western and Eastern classical music. He is the honorary music director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) and the honorary conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
Mehta’s father was the founder of the Bombay Symphony Orchestra, and Mehta received his early music education from him. At the age of 18, he studied at the Vienna State Conservatory of Music and graduated three years later with a diploma in conducting. He started to win international competitions and conducted the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra at the age of 21. Starting in the 1960s, Mehta gained experience by replacing famous masters around the world.
Zubin Mehta was the music director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra from 1961 to 1967 and the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 1962 to 1978. He is the youngest music director of any major orchestra in North America. In 1969, he was appointed as the music consultant of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and in 1981 he became the orchestra’s lifelong music director. From 1978 to 1991, Mehta served as the music director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. From 1985 to 2017, he was the chief conductor of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence.
He is an honorary citizen of Florence and Tel Aviv. He became an honorary member of the Vienna State Opera in 1997 and an honorary member of the Bavarian State Opera in 2006. Many orchestras around the world awarded him the title of honorary conductor. Recently, Mehta has toured several times with the Bavarian State Opera and maintained a busy guest performance schedule. In December 2006, he was awarded the Kennedy Center honor, and in October 2008 he was awarded the Praemium Imperiale honor by the Japanese imperial family. In 2016, Mehta was appointed honorary conductor of the San Carlo Theater in Naples and the Scala Milan Theater.
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