ZUBIN MEHTA

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with 'Zubin Mehta' June 22, 2014

    Zubin Mehta is a famous Indian Parsi conductor of Western classical music. He is the Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Main Conductor for Valencia's opera house. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Modi's nomination as BJP's PM candidate September 15, 2013

    This week on the week that wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's nomination as BJP's Prime ministerial candidate. Also watch him talk about the launch of Apple's iPhone 5C and his take on Zubin Mehta's concert in Kashmir. ...
  • Mumbai school to welcome alumnus Zubin Mehta September 10, 2013

    Mumbai: After a historic concert in Srinagar and two houseful concerts in Mumbai, master conductor Zubin M Mehta will visit his alma mater, St. Mary's School, on the occasion of its ongoing 150th anniversary celebrations, a school official said. Started in 1864, the prestigious school is tucked away in one of the...
  • Controversial Kashmir concert by Zubin Mehta ends on sour note September 8, 2013

    Srinagar: A concert by renowned conductor Zubin Mehta in Kashmir, where separatist groups are fighting New Delhi's rule, was mired in controversy on Sunday, posing potential diplomatic embarrassment for Germany, whose ambassador organised the event. The concert, on the banks of picturesque Dal Lake, went off peacefully on Saturday night amid heavy...
  • Duty of a musician is to bring people together in conflict zones: Zubin Mehta September 8, 2013

    A day after performing in Kashmir, Zubin Mehta says let music be the healer. In an interview to CNN-IBN he said that it's the duty of musicians to bring together people in conflict zones. ...
  • Wanted to do something for Kashmir since I was a child: Zubin Mehta September 8, 2013

    Srinagar: Expressing happiness over the turnout in his concert at Kashmir's Shalimar garden, world renowned music conductor Zubin Mehta said that he wanted to do something for Kashmir since he was a child. The Mumbai-born music conductor, who performed in a peace concert in Srinagar on Saturday, and German Ambassador Michael...
  • Zubin mesmerises valley amid tight security, Omar says he is open for another show September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: Music conductor Zubin Mehta achieved his ambition of playing before the 1,500 people at the Shalimar Gardens on Saturday. The city remained mostly shut at the call of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani against the concert. In a unique setting in the 400-year-old Mughal Garden with its magnificent...
  • I waited and dreamt of this moment all my life, says Zubin Mehta September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: The next time he will like to play in a stadium in Kashmir, music maestro Zubin Mehta said on Saturday after achieving his ambition of playing at the Shalimar Gardens. Performing before an audience of about 2000 people, the 77-year-old musician said, "Because, we want to do good. And, I...
  • Right wing activists target Kashmiri film fest in Hyderabad September 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: A Kashmiri film fest was targeted allegedly by a group of right wing activists in the city. A group of ABVP workers entered the venue just few hours after the programme started and indulged in vandalism. Calling the film fest an anti-national event they smashed glass panes and damaged...
  • J&K: CRPF kills 3 alleged terrorists, locals protest September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: The CRPF on Saturday killed three alleged terrorists at Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir. Official said the CRPF retaliated after the alleged terrorists attacked a CRPF bunker around 1 pm. The CRPF claimed to have recovered one pistol and a grenade from unidentified terrorists. "We are trying to ascertain...
  • J&K: Security tighten for Zubin mehta concert, strike prevails in Valley September 7, 2013

    Stringent security arrangements were in place on Saturday across the valley to ensure smooth conduct of the music concert featuring world renowned orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta. All the vehicles entering the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and surrounding areas are being frisked in view of the the musical event 'Ehsaas-e-Kashmir' in...
  • Zubin Mehta undeterred, set for his music concert in Kashmir today September 7, 2013

    Srinagar: World renowned music conductor Zubin Mehta is set to take the stage on Kashmir on Saturday with his Ehsaas-e-Kashmir concert. It will broadcast live in fifty countries and 1,500 people are likely to attend it. But there has been a lot of politics over it with separatist groups demanding scrapping...
  • Is Zubin Mehta's Kashmir concert just music or 'politics'? September 6, 2013

    Just a day before his peace concert in Kashmir, acclaimed music conductor Zubin Mehta was awarded the prestigious Tagore Award for cultural harmony by President Pranab Mukherjee. Separatists have been opposing Mehta's concert in the valley. However, Mehta played down the protests over his concert and said that music is...
  • News 360: Zubin Mehta receives Tagore Award ahead of peace concert September 6, 2013

    Acclaimed music conductor Zubin Mehta has been awarded the prestigious Tagore Award for cultural harmony by President Pranab Mukherjee. This comes just a day before his peace concert in Kashmir that separatists have been opposing. ...
  • Zubin Mehta honoured with Tagore Award ahead of Kashmir concert September 6, 2013

    "I didnt choose Kashmir, Kashmir chose me," said an emotional Zubin Mehta who landed in his chosen concert venue of Srinagar amidst controversy. Mehta's Ehsaas e Kashmir concert on Saturday is expected to be attended by celebrities from around the country but many Kashmiris won't be there. In the past few...
  • Where were you when Pak band was in Kashmir? Omar Abdullah questions critics September 6, 2013

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the Zubin Mehta concert will go ahead. Abdullah denied his government was trying to score brownie points by allowing the peace concert in the valley and said that his government was only providing logistical support for the concert. "This is...
  • Kashmir does not need a musical concert: Kabir Suman September 6, 2013

    MP and musician Kabir Suman said Jammu and Kashmir does not need a musical concert, but needs a solution. He said, "It is a ploy to obfuscate the Kashmiri problem and an attempt to portray that everything is fine with Kashmir which it is not." ...
  • Zubin Mehta receives Tagore Award, says music is the message of peace September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Acclaimed music conductor Zubin Mehta has been awarded the prestigious Tagore Award for cultural harmony by President Pranab Mukherjee. This comes just a day before his peace concert in Kashmir that separatists have been opposing. Mehta played down the protests over his concert saying music is the message of...
  • J&K: 2 LeT terrorists arrested two days ahead of Zubin Mehta's concert September 6, 2013

    Police have arrested two Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists from this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, two days ahead of the high profile music concert featuring world renowned orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta. The terrorists were arrested from Chanapora locality of Srinagar during the intervening night of September 4 and 5, police sources said. While...
  • Kashmir gearing up for its biggest extravaganza September 6, 2013

    Srinagar: It is being termed the mother of all cultural events ever held in Kashmir and, given the official and public focus the concert here Saturday by the Bavarian State Orchestra under maestro Zubin Mehta is getting here, it could well be one. Chartered aircraft, BMW cars brought in just to...
  • Zubin Mehta to receive Tagore Award ahead of Kashmir concert September 6, 2013

    Srinagar: As preparations are on in Kashmir for Zubin Mehta's peace concert, the Indian Parsi conductor of western classical music is all set to receive the Tagore Award for cultural harmony. The Tagore Award has only been given to late sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar in the past. Meanwhile, there's just...
  • Kashmiris don't need a Zubin Mehta, they need political solution to their crisis: Kabir Suman September 3, 2013

    Dissident Trinamool Congress MP and a musician par excellence, Kabir Suman has now thrown his hat into the ring on the controversies surrounding the proposed Zubin Mehta concert in Srinagar. In an exclusive interview to the CNN-IBN, Suman says this is an attempt to take away the limelight from the...
  • Parallel event to oppose Zubin Mehta concert in Kashmir September 3, 2013

    Srinagar: A group of people opposing the forthcoming Zubin Mehta concert to be held here in Jammu and Kashmir Sep 7 have decided to hold a parallel event the same day to show the 'truth about Kashmir'. The 90-minute concert would be telecast live in over 50 countries. Zubin Mehta is...
  • Kashmir DJ claims he's being abused online, receiving threats September 3, 2013

    Srinagar: The musical intolerance in the valley is growing with more talents receiving threats. With less than a week to go for the Zubin Mehta concert, now a Kashmiri disk jockey has claimed that he is being threatened. DJ Akki has claimed that he being abused online and has also received...
  • Music is a part of Kashmiri culture: Omar Abdullah on Zubin's concert September 2, 2013

    Kashnmir: In the backdrop of opposition to orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta's concert in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said music is a part of Kashmiri culture and to present it as outside Kashmiriyat is not right. "Everyone has political views but music is in our...
  • Srinagar: Preparations for Zubin Mehta's concert on despite opposition from separatists August 31, 2013

    The much-talked-about Zubin Mehta concert in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled for Sep 7 is on course, despite opposition from separatist politicians, officials said. The 90-minute concert would be telecast live in over 50 countries. Zubin Mehta is scheduled to arrive in a special plane along with...
  • FTP: Do Kashmiris support the separatist opposition to Zubin Mehta's concert? August 28, 2013

    The separatists in Jammu and Kashmir have opposed the musical maestro Zubin Mehta's 'Ehasas-e-Kashmir' concert to be held in Srinagar on September 7 calling it inappropriate at a time when the region is under turmoil. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 27, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Why should not Zubin Mehta be allowed to perform? August 27, 2013

    Separatists in Jammu and Kashmir have been opposing musical maestro Zubin Mehta's 'Ehasas-e-Kashmir' concert to be held on September 7 saying the timing is inappropriate as the region is under turmoil. ...
  • J&K: Separatists oppose Zubin's concert, say it's inappropriate, wasteful August 27, 2013

    Srinagar: Separatists in Jammu and Kashmir have been opposing musical maestro Zubin Mehta's 'Ehasas-e-Kashmir' concert to be held on September 7 saying the timing is inappropriate as the region is under turmoil. At Kashmir's legendary Shalimar Gardens - the stage is being set - for renowned International conductor Zubin Mehta and...