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  • On the verge of war, a little night music: The Israel Philharmonic plays L.A.

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 18, 2014 | 4:26 pm

    In the silence between movements, one could almost hear the rockets raining down on Israel and Gaza.

    For some, it was hard to think of anything else at the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual Los Angeles benefit, a snazzy black-tie affair, held at the Annenberg Center for the...

  • Israeli Philharmonic’s storied history

    October 24, 2012 | 2:00 pm

    The storied Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, founded as the Palestine Symphony Orchestra 12 years before the rebirth of the Jewish state, and its music-director-for-life Zubin Mehta, will join in concert on Oct. 30 at Disney Hall.

    The event marks the final stop in a five-day...

  • Israel Philharmonic: A lifelong commitment

    By Tom Tugend

    October 19, 2012 | 2:42 pm

    The storied Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, founded as the Palestine Symphony Orchestra 12 years before the rebirth of the Jewish state, and its music-director-for-life Zubin Mehta, will join in concert at Disney Hall on Tuesday evening, Oct. 30.
     
    The event marks the final stop...
  • Israel confers Presidential Medal on Conductor Zubin Mehta

    October 17, 2012 | 4:33 pm

    Israeli conductor Zubin Mehta was awarded a Presidential Medal of Distinction by Israeli President Shimon Peres.

    Mehta is the music director for life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and a visiting conductor for orchestras around the world.

    The award, presented at a special...

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  • Mehta and Israel Phil triumphant at Disney Concert Hall

    By Tom Tugend

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Zubin Mehta received a rapturous reception by some 2,000 Angelenos, undeterred by a group of protestors, unusual security measures and tight parking.

    Mehta opened the Monday evening concert at the Walt Disney Concert Hall with stirring...

  • Keys to harmony—practice, practice, practice!

    By Carvin Knowles

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    You would expect the backstage cacophony of voices to be energetic in Tel Aviv, but on this day the babble is louder than ever, the energy more frenetic. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is taking a brief break from rehearsing at its home in the Mann Auditorium, preparing for its...
  • L.A. Music Man Is Homeward Bound

    By Ellen Jaffe-Gill

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Zubin Mehta, one of Southern California's favorite musicmakers, will return to his old stomping grounds Dec. 10 to conduct the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra's (IPO) first Los Angeles concert in three years.

    The performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall will open an eight-date tour...

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