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James Levine, shown leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2007, has been suspended by the Metropolitan Opera following allegations of sexual abuse. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sexual Abuse Allegations Against James Levine Spell Trouble For Met Opera

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Soprano Jessye Norman leaves the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York on Thursday after taping the Late Show with David Letterman. Ray Tamarra/WireImage hide caption

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Guest DJ Jessye Norman: From Augusta To Valhalla

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Sarah Joy Miller as Anna Nicole Smith in Anna Nicole by Mark-Anthony Turnage, the final production from the New York City Opera, which closed its doors for good this fall. Stephanie Berger hide caption

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Conductor James Levine in rehearsal with Russian virtuoso Evgeny Kissin. Cory Weaver/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Ailing, A Favorite Conductor Stages His Comeback

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Soprano Angela Meade made her professional debut in the role of Elvira in Verdi's Ernani at the Metropolitan Opera. Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Guest DJ Angela Meade: Hitting The Big Time With Help From Verdi

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James Levine has conducted the Metropolitan Opera for 40 years. Koichi Miural hide caption

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James Levine: The Man Behind The Met's Baton

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Going Out On A Glissando: BSO Harpist Retires

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City By City, A Night At The Symphony

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The Artistry of Conductor James Levine

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James Levine's health issues forced him to resign from the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Michael J. Lutch/Boston Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Celebrating James Levine's 40 Years At The Met

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