Metropolitan Opera fires James Levine after sex abuse claims

Metropolitan Opera fires James Levine after sex abuse claims
 

New York's Metropolitan Opera has fired eminent conductor James Levine, after an internal inquiry found "credible evidence" to support claims he sexually abused young male musicians.
Mr Levine, who denies the allegations, was suspended in December when they were made public.
The conductor, now 74, was music director at the Met for 40 years.
He retired for health reasons in 2016, but had continued to work with the opera as music director emeritus.
"The investigation uncovered credible evidence that Mr Levine had engaged in sexually abusive and harassing conduct both before and... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 35
Source: BBC
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