New York's Metropolitan Opera House in Manhattan. Famed conductor James Levine, its music director emeritus and former conductor, was suspended by the company while allegations of sexual misconduct are investigated.
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This weekend, hundreds of people, ranging from Philadelphia Orchestra musicians to school kids, will play broken instruments owned by the Philadelphia public school system in hopes of getting them fixed.
Miners on stage for a rehearsal of Girls of the Golden West, the new opera by John Adams and Peter Sellars, which premiered at the San Francisco Opera Nov. 21.
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