James Levine, Longtime Met Opera Conductor Fired After Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Dies At 77Levine died March 9 in Palm Springs, California, of natural causes, his physician of 17 years, Dr. Len Horovitz, said Wednesday.
Court Documents Outline Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Ousted Met Conductor James LevineThe Met fired Levine as its music director emeritus on March 12, citing evidence of misconduct, but it did not make public any details at the time.
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.