Bids for the baton

Music conductor Zubin Mehta’s baton, to be autographed by the maestro, was auctioned at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Bombay on August 19 to coincide with Mehta conducting the Symphony Orchestra of India — ( SOI) at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre. "A baton in the hands of maestro Zubin Mehta is not just a baton. Renowned for his meticulous stick technique, the maestro has churned music out of sheets containing symphonies of Mozart and Mahler, Bach and Beethoven to command world famous orchestras, in many an unforgettable concert. The baton has been both, a participant in......

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