Zubin Mehta’s Concert Live in Kashmir

Doordarshan is proud to bring to you – “Ehsaas-e-Kashmir” — The Kashmir Concert – an initiative of the German Embassy in India. Maestro Zubin Mehta, international icon of western classical music, conducting one of the best classical orchestras – the Bavarian State Orchestra from Munich, at Shalimar Bagh, Mughal Gardens in Srinagar (Kashmir, India).

The concert kicked off with the maestro leading the orchestra in concert with Abhay Sopori’s troupe with traditional Kashmiri instruments and ended with a fusion of Kashmiri folk tunes and western classical music to thundering cheers from the packed venue.

Soulful strains of some of the most popular and best known western classical music compositions reverberated in the majestic backdrop of Zabarwan Hills when Zubin Mehta, world famous conductor, performed before a mesmerised audience in the Shalimar Gardens on the banks of Dal Lake here this evening.

In a unique setting in the 400-year-old Mughal Garden with its magnificent chinars, some as old as 300 years and more, Mehta and his Bavarian State Orchestra played its full cast of works of Ludwig Van Beethoven, Franz Joseph Haydn and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in front of an invited audience of 1,500 guests.

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MPs demand Bharat Ratna for Zubin Mehta –¬†With the international music conductor Zubin Mehta kicking off his concert in Shalimar Gardens on the banks of the famous Dal Lake in Srinagar, the BJP members in Rajya Sabha here on Saturday demanded ‘Bharat Ratna’ (country’s highest civilian honour) for him. Click Here for the news item

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