Breaking: Zubin Mehta to leave Israel Philharmonicmain
One of the world’s longest musical partnerships is about to end.
Zubin Mehta first conducted the Israel Philharmonic in 1961.
He was named music director for life in 1981.
Today, he announced that he will step down in October 2019.
Zubin Mehta turned 80 earlier this year.
Our friend Amir Mandel has the full story at Haaretz.