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James Levine

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  • James Levine expected to return to Metropolitan Opera by Saturday

     
    A bout with a stomach virus was the culprit behind conductor James Levine's decision to bow out midway through Wednesday evening's performance of "Don Pasquale" at the Metropolitan Opera, the company said. Levine, 67, withdrew during the intermission of...
  • Monster Mash: Alexander McQueen to be honored by Met museum; drug-themed exhibition in London

     
    Fashion icon: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will pay tribute to late fashion designer Alexander McQueen with a 2011 exhibit at its Costume Institute. (NBC New York) Under the influence: An exhibition on the influence of drugs......
  • At the Metroplitan Opera, some boos for a new 'Rheingold' and cheers for James Levine

     
    NEW YORK -- Director Robert Lepage’s new, multimillion-dollar production of Wagner’s “Das Rheingold” at the Metropolitan Opera was designed to take an audience’s breath away. Monday evening, the opening night crowd did indeed seem to have the...
  • Music review: Julian Kuerti conducts L.A. Chamber Orchestra's season opener

     
    The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra began its 42nd season Saturday at the Alex Theater without its music director, Jeffrey Kahane. Sidelined by mononucleosis and reportedly told by doctors not to rehearse or perform until he’s fully recovered, Kahane...
  • Monster Mash: Guggenheim, YouTube short-list videos; feuding art museums in Paris

     
    -- But is it art?: About 125 videos on YouTube have been culled from more than 23,000 submissions for a new biennial organized by the Guggenheim. (Associated Press) -- Feuding institutions: A Paris museum is refusing to loan a single......
  • Monster Mash: Whitney Museum plans a new home; Tony presenters named; more troubles at Cincinnati Opera

     
    --Room to grow: The board of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York has approved a plan to build a six-story Renzo Piano-designed building downtown. The Whitney also says it is in talks to lease its current home......
  • Conductor James Levine cancels summer appearances due to surgery recovery

     
    James Levine's ongoing back problems continue to wreak havoc with the maestro's conducting schedule. On Monday, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced that Levine is canceling his summer appearances because he needs more time to recover from major back...
  • Monster Mash: Ernest Fleischmann remembered; Getty Trust leadership dilemma

     
    -- In memoriam: Times critic Mark Swed remembers Ernest Fleischmann, the former managing director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. (Los Angeles Times) -- Looking ahead: The void in leadership at the Getty Trust following the recent death of James N.......
  • Music review: Grant Gershon opens Hollywood Bowl classical season

     
    The evening was already turning cold Tuesday when the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Master Chorale opened this summer’s classical season at the Hollywood Bowl with the “Lacrymosa” movement from Mozart’s Requiem, performed in memory of Ernest...
  • Workouts at your workstation

    Workouts at your workstation
    You don't need to be a Mayo Clinic researcher to figure out that being glued to an office chair all day makes people fat, but that's what it took to start a revolution. A few years ago, the clinic's Dr. James Levine theorized that raising one's metabolism...
  • Critic's Notebook: Who really owns Gershwin?

    Critic's Notebook: Who really owns Gershwin?
    "Who says that only Americans know how to play Gershwin?" asks Gramophone magazine this month as it hails a new Gershwin CD from the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the German orchestra that calls itself the world's oldest. "By this time possibly nobody," the British...