Met Opera Fires Longtime Conductor James Levine, Citing 'Credible Evidence' Of 'Sexually Abusive' ConductThe music director emeritus was suspended in December after allegations emerged that Levine sexually abused one man three decades ago beginning when the man was a teenager.
Met Opera Names Nezet-Seguin As New Music DirectorYannick Nezet-Seguin will become the Metropolitan Opera's music director next season, two years earlier than planned.
Fans React To Allegations Of Sex Abuse Against Met Opera Conductor James LevineLongtime conductor James Levine has been suspended amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Metropolitan Opera Suspends Conductor Amid Abuse AllegationsJames Levine served as music director of the Met from 1976 to 2016, when he assumed the position of music director emeritus.
Dallas Man Apologizes For Sprinkling His Friend's Ashes At The MetDallas resident Roger Kaiser said in a letter Wednesday that he promised a cancer-stricken friend in 2012 that he would scatter the friend's ashes at various opera houses after his death.
Best Cheap Labor Day Events In New York CityRead on for five free or low-cost activities to partake in this Labor Day in New York City.
Met Opera Star Helps Aspiring Singers From Upper East Side Arts SchoolA group of talented singers from a performing arts school on the Upper East Side got the chance to work with Met Opera star Joyce DiDonato, also known as the Yankee Diva.
‘Yankee Diva’ Gives Master Class In Opera To UES StudentsMany performers dream of making it to the Metropolitan Opera. But some kids are one step closer to that dream thanks to the “Yankee Diva.”
Hundreds Protest Met Premiere Of 'The Death of Klinghoffer'Some big-name politicians joined protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.
Another Union Reaches Deal With Metropolitan OperaAnother union agreed to a contract this past weekend with the Metropolitan Opera, in the wake of the threat of a lockout last month.
5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This WeekendAmong our picks for this weekend’s best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events are opera outdoors, a blues and BBQ festival, and a celebration of jazz great Charlie Parker, some of them free, all of them fun.
Metropolitan Opera Reaches Labor Deal With StagehandsThe opera house is still in negotiations with eight smaller unions, including those representing painters and costume and makeup artists.