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James Levine to Retire from The MET



After four remarkable decades as music director of the storied Metropolitan Opera, conductor James Levine announced that he will step down at the end of this season. Maestro Levine has been plagued by health issues for some years now, and has finally decided that he must reduce his activities in the opera house. He will continue to conduct on a reduced basis as music director emeritus. Read more about his extraordinary contribution to the world of opera, as well as the cultural life of New York City:

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Dianne Nicolini
Dianne Nicolini
Published on 11.18.2016