Admirers of Zubin Mehta will I imagine be delighted, following his recent withdrawals from concerts (at La Scala, with Berlin Philharmonic,, and then a Verdi Requiem at Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège), that the LA Phil website continues to confirm Mehta’s imminent appearances there to conduct eight concerts between the Seventh & Seventeenth,, two programmes each presented four times*, including Beethoven’s ‘Eroica’ and ‘Pastoral’ Symphonies, music he recorded during 2021 & 22 for the Dynamic label (CD & DVD) with Maggio Musicale Fiorentino forces, which I look forward to listening to soon.

*in fact five times for the Schumann/Mahler coupling: