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Music: zubin mehta

Bombay Sonata

The maestro waves his wand. His trust will promote western classical music in India.

Bombay Sonata
Apoorva Guptay
Bombay Sonata
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I'm sitting with the maestro in the gleaming lobby of the Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai, home for a week to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the greatest in the world, with which Mehta has shared a long and special relationship. A few kilometres away, at Cuffe Parade, is his childhood home, where as a five-year-old boy he used to conduct imaginary orchestras, standing on an old vegetable crate.

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