james levine

James Lawrence Levine (; born June 23, 1943) is an American conductor and pianist. He is primarily known for his tenure as Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera, a position he held for 40 years (1976 to 2016). He has made numerous recordings, as well as television and radio broadcasts, with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Levine has also held leadership positions with the Ravinia Festival, the Munich Philharmonic, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In 1980, he started the Lindemann Young Artists Development Program and often works to train promising singers, conductors, and musicians for professional careers. After suffering severe health problems, Levine took a hiatus from conducting for almost two years. He returned to conducting in 2013. He stepped down as the Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera at the end of the 2015-2016 season to assume the new position of Music Director Emeritus. Wikipedia
Washington Post Fri, 12/08/2017 - 03:44

Former congressman Harold Ford Jr. fired by Morgan Stanley over inappropriate behavior, company says

“This simply did not happen,” Ford said in a tweet.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Thu, 12/07/2017 - 15:02

MORRISSEY: Where's the outrage over athletes treating women poorly?

For every Dustin Hoffman or Al Franken out there, I can give you 25 athletes who have been accused or convicted of treating women like garbage. But the national outrage over sexual harassment in the entertainment, media and political worlds, and the staying power of that fury, unfortunately hasn’t occurred...
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The New York Times Wed, 12/06/2017 - 15:50

The #MeToo Moment: Dream Crushers

“We know we can’t change what’s happened to you, but we may be able to prevent this from happening to other women.” NYT reporters explain how they ask people to divulge — and trust them — with their painful memories.
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The New York Times Tue, 12/05/2017 - 06:02

Fourth Man Accuses James Levine of Sexual Abuse as Met Opera Reels

A fourth man came forward saying that James Levine had sexually abused him decades ago, when the man was a student.
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Le Monde Tue, 12/05/2017 - 01:10

James Levine, chef historique du Met Opera, suspendu après des accusations d’abus sexuels

Peter Gelb, directeur-général du « Met », a annoncé qu’il ne sera plus à l’affiche cette saison. Un ancien procureur a été engagé pour faire la lumière sur les accusations portées.
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L'Obs Mon, 12/04/2017 - 18:43

Accusé d'agressions sexuelles, James Levine suspendu par le Met Opera de New York

Le mythique chef d'orchestre est dans la tourmente
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USA TODAY Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:04

California teen admits molesting dozens of kids since he was 10

Joseph Hayden Boston, 18, has been arrested on counts of oral copulation on a child under the age of 10.
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