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Latest James Levine Items
Verdi: The Complete Works (75-CD boxed set) Decca.
Mark Delavan knocked over a table and swung his ax. "Francesca da Rimini" is not subtle.
The Metropolitan Opera is cutting ticket prices by an average of about 10 percent next season, when music director James Levine returns from a spine injury that led to a two-year absence.
Riccardo Muti, the master conductor, is sounding an ominous note, and it isn't rising from the orchestra pit.
James Levine plans to return to the podium at the Metropolitan Opera in May following a two-year absence, conducting from a wheelchair following a fall last year that left him partially paralyzed.
The Metropolitan Opera has abandoned a new production of Verdi's "Rigoletto" by director Luc Bondy, whose grim version of Puccini's "Tosca" provoked intense booing when it opened the 2009-10 season. In its place, the company will present a far more radical reinterpretation that relocates the action to Ratpack-era Las Vegas of 1960.
Metropolitan Opera Music Director James Levine will not conduct the rest of this season or the entire 2012-2013 one.
James Levine has canceled conducting the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Wagner's "Goetterdaemmerung" and is in danger of missing an entire season at the company for the first time since he made his debut in 1971.
It has been more than a half-century since the Metropolitan Opera debuted a successful staging of Mozart's "Don Giovanni." The wait continues.