New York Met opera suspends James Levine over sexual allegations

Met appoints attorney to investigate James Levine, who is accused of misconduct and abuse involving teenage boys

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Met officials said in a statement that Levine had denied the charges. Photograph: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images

New York’s Metropolitan Opera is suspending its relationship with longtime conductor James Levine pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

“Mr Levine will not be involved in any Met activities, including conducting scheduled performances at the Met this season,” the Met said in a statement on Sunday.

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Source: Opera News from the UK Guardian

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