Conductor accused of sexual assault lauded on Paris stage

Entertainment 02/03/19, 19:41

A renowned Swiss conductor returned to a major world stage Sunday for the first time since 10 women accused him of sexual assault, harassment, and in one case rape — and he earned repeated ovations from the awed Paris audience.Charles Dutoit, 82, denies wrongdoing, and has faced no charge. The ...

France defends women’s rights as conductor to return onstage

Entertainment 01/31/19, 09:44

A senior French government official is defending France's feminist credentials after the announcement that a renowned conductor accused of sexual assault is taking the stage in Paris.Marlene Schiappa, the secretary of state for women's rights, acknowledged Thursday that sexism is "very deeply anchored in our society" and France has seen ...

Dutoit to conduct French orchestra after sexual abuse claims

Entertainment 01/30/19, 14:32

A Swiss conductor who has faced multiple accusations of sexual assault will conduct a concert by the National Orchestra of France on Sunday, his highest profile performance since the allegations were first revealed by The Associated Press.Charles Dutoit was chosen to conduct Berlioz' "The Damnation of Faust" at the Paris ...

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