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No Illinois charges for Levine; conductor says abuse allegations are “unfounded” – Dec 10, 2017

The Lake County, Illinois state’s attorney office said Friday that no …

As fourth Levine victim comes forward, Ravinia Festival severs all ties with conductor – Dec 04, 2017

Following a New York Times report of a fourth abuse victim, …

Met suspends Levine as two more victims come forward – Dec 03, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera announced Sunday night that it is suspending all …

James Levine accused of molesting underaged teen for years – Dec 02, 2017

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Celebrated conductor James Levine has been accused of molesting a …

Nadine Sierra wins 2017 Richard Tucker Award – Apr 18, 2017

Soprano Nadine Sierra is the winner of the 2017 Richard Tucker …

Hvorostovsky withdraws from Met’s “Onegin” – Dec 08, 2016

Dmitri Hvorostovsky has withdrawn from the upcoming Metropolitan Opera performances of …

Dallas man’s bizarre homage leaves ashes in the mouths of Met staff and audience – Oct 30, 2016

It was the one possibility that no one had considered.

The …

Met’s “Guillaume Tell” called on account of powder – Oct 29, 2016

The Metropolitan Opera cut short Saturday’s matinee performance of Rossini’s Guillaume …

Classical Review to expand to Texas and Washington D.C. this fall – Aug 16, 2016

I am happy to announce that the Classical Review will be …

JACK Quartet to lose two founding members – Jul 12, 2016

You won’t know JACK. At least not right away.

The JACK …