Zubin Mehta Conducts Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony
Dinner Party • 15-Sep-1982
In this 1982 performance, then Music Director Zubin Mehta leads the Philharmonic in Mozart’s final symphony, a work that combines grandeur and serenity through a thematic richness that represents the height of Mozart’s achievement.
Symphony No. 41 in C major, K.551, Jupiter (1788)
1. Allegro vivace
2. Andante cantabile
4. Molto allegro
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