Zubin Mehta Unprecedented Impact Campaign

Celebrating Maestro Zubin Mehta
Music Director, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra


In October 2019, Maestro Zubin Mehta will step down from his music directorship of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra after 50 years. In anticipation of this day, American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO) in partnership with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Foundation, is stewarding special fundraising initiatives, which will provide giving opportunities for programs that are of profound importance to Maestro Mehta and to the future of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. With gratitude and great appreciation we recognize the following donors for their giving:

  • Annenberg Foundation
  • Diane Belfer, Kenneth & Cheryl Endelson and Kathi & Gary Cypres
  • Edythe and Eli Broad
  • The Rosalind and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
  • Barat Ellman and Jay Golan
  • Rochelle and David Hirsch
  • Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer and Mel Keefer
  • Heidi Learner
  • Penny and Claudio Pincus
  • Lois Rosen
  • Lily Safra
  • Lisa and Alex Sandel
  • Carol Schussler
  • Marian and Abraham Sofaer


For more information about this campaign and for ways to make your own impact on the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, please call Melissa Kerbel at 212-697-2949 or email MKerbel@afipo.org.