Levine’s company received $936K from Met in final season

Entertainment 05/15/19, 17:32

Records show conductor James Levine's company received more than $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and final season, a tenure cut short when he was fired as music director emeritus after an investigation found evidence of sexual abuse and harassment.The payments to Phramus were disclosed Wednesday when the ...

Judge dismisses some of Levine’s claims against Met Opera

Entertainment 03/26/19, 17:54

A New York judge on Tuesday dismissed portions of a lawsuit filed by former Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine against the company last year.Levine was the Met's music or artistic director from 1976-2016, then became its music director emeritus. He was fired in March 2018 after the Met said ...

Mighty Mouse has come to save the Met

Entertainment 12/03/18, 10:17

Yannick Nezet-Seguin conducts his first performance as the third music director in the Metropolitan Opera's 135-year-old history when he mounts the podium of the financially challenged company Tuesday night in a new production of Verdi's "La Traviata" by Tony-winning director Michael Mayer.Rafael Kubelik lasted six performances as the Met's first ...

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