17 Mar 2012

Zubin Mehta on Bruckner’s Eighth: an introduction to the work with excerpts from rehearsals (11 min.)

Zubin Mehta and Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony: This is a long-term love affair, with the Berliner Philharmoniker playing a not insignificant role – to be precise, with a recording of the work by Wilhelm Furtwängler which deeply affected Mehta at young age. Yet, for many years, the symphony was not included in the programming of his many concerts with the Berliner Philharmoniker – until April 2012. Zubin Mehta gives an introduction to the work.

The concert