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Conductor James Levine fired by New York's Metropolitan Opera

Following an internal investigation that found evidence supporting claims of sexual abuse, the Metropolitan Opera dismisses its music director emeritus – who has denied the allegationsConductor James Levine has been fired by New York’s Metropolitan Opera after an investigation found evidence to support claims of sexual abuse and harassment. Levine was suspended in December 2017 when the allegations were first made public. The 74-year-old conductor, who made his Met debut in 1971, denies the claims. Levine was appointed the company’s music director in 1976, and stepped down two years ago...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 13 March