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James Levine

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  • Fantasia vs. 'Fantasia,' on Hollywood Boulevard

     
    As former "American Idol" winner Fantasia settles in this week at the Pantages Theatre for a limited run of the musical "The Color Purple," another "Fantasia" is taking up residence several blocks away on Hollywood Boulevard. Disney's "Fantasia 2000" is.....
  • Placido Domingo does baritone at the Met

     
    Reporting from New York For opera fans used to seeing and hearing Plácido Domingo, his entrance Monday night at the Metropolitan Opera House was almost unrecognizable. The star tenor walked on stage wearing a dark wig and a decidedly unregal......
  • San Francisco Symphony, Renee Fleming and Steven Epstein win classical Grammy awards

     
    The San Francisco Symphony's recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 8 and the Adagio from Mahler’s unfinished Symphony No. 10 was the big winner in the classical categories at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. The recording won three trophies including best........
  • National radio broadcast of NEA's opera awards will elude L.A.

     
    There will be a recurring California motif at the National Endowment for the Arts' second annual NEA Opera Honors ceremony on Nov. 14 -- but there are no plans for the national radio broadcast of the musical proceedings and award......
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen among classical Grammy nominees

     
    Amid all of the Grammy hubbub this evening surrounding Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas and other mega-stars, it's easy to forget that classical music is an important part of the annual nominations, accounting for 13 categories and spanning the field......
  • Monster Mash: Eli Broad stumps for L.A. culture; French museum strike continues; James Levine returns

     
    -- He's loving it: Eli Broad cites museums, theater, architecture and classical music among his top 10 reasons for loving L.A. (Huffington Post) -- Newly discovered: Etchings by Pablo Picasso that were recently found inside a book that the artist......
  • Opera review: New 'Tosca' opens Metropolitan Opera season

     
    Women arrived at Lincoln Center on Monday night decked in flowing gowns, flashing jewels and patrician smiles. Men made sure their tuxedos didn???t obscure their oversized gold or platinum watches. A crowd came out to admiringly gawk at an aristocratic......
  • Conductor James Levine out of commission until December

     
    James Levine, the ailing music director of the Metropolitan Opera and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, is having back surgery for a herniated spinal disc this week and has announced that he is withdrawing from conducting engagements this fall. The...
  • Monster Mash: 'Lion King' heads to Singapore; Earhart hair just a thread; Levine talks injuries

     
    --Juggernaut: Julie Taymor's "The Lion King" is set to open at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore next year. (Variety) --Whoops: The International Women's Air and Space Museum in Cleveland has learned that what it believed to be a hair......
  • Monster Mash: Museum wants Obama's Nobel money; Ingmar Bergman's property; Levine's setback

     
    -- Wishful: The Dayton International Peace Museum hopes that President Obama will donate some or all of his $1.4-million Nobel Peace Prize money. (Associated Press) -- Good use: Ingmar Bergman's former properties will become a nonprofit center for artists...
  • Price, Levine, Floyd, Gaddes to get NEA honors

    Soprano Leontyne Price, conductor James Levine, composer Carlisle Floyd and administrator Richard Gaddes will be the initial recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors. The awards, patterned after the NEA Jazz Masters honors that were...