The Artistry of Conductor James Levine

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James Levine with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

James Levine with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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The music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra may be the finest American conductor since Leonard Bernstein. After conducting the Metropolitan Opera for 34 years, James Levine took over the BSO from Seiji Ozawa last year.

Correction Nov. 6, 2007

The composer Arnold Schonberg's nationality is misidentified in the audio for this story. He was born in Austria.

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