An investigation found “credible evidence” that James Levine “engaged in sexually abusive” conduct toward artists, the Met said.
CHICAGO (CBS) — The New York Metropolitan Opera announced Monday that it has fired its conductor, 10-time Grammy award winner James Levine, after an investigation found “credible evidence” that he “engaged in sexually abusive” conduct toward artists.
In a statement, the Met said the investigation found that Levine, 74, abused “vulnerable artists in the early stages of their careers,” adding that it would be impossible for him to continue his working relationship.
Levine was suspended by the Met in December pending the investigation.

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