Tag: Opera

AP: Famed conductor faces 6 new sex claims, including 1 rape

SAN FRANCISCO — Six more women have stepped forward to accuse prominent conductor Charles Dutoit of sexually assaulting them in the United States, France...
Plot twist: Opera ‘Carmen’ altered in anti-violence protest

FLORENCE, Italy — Carmen, the opera heroine, gets to live instead of being slain — thanks to a bold twist to the finale of...
Dutoit steps down from Royal orchestra amid sex allegations

SAN FRANCISCO — Charles Dutoit has stepped down as artistic director and principal conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra following multiple allegations of sexual...
Film depicts birth of New York’s Lincoln Center

NEW YORK — Resplendent in a plaid turban, green cowl-neck muffler, pearl necklace and silver-ridged earrings, an icon of opera sits in a straight-back...
Met opens ‘Tosca’ with replacements after Levine suspension

NEW YORK — A police chief tells a famous singer he will pardon her boyfriend if she submits to him. ...
Ouster of top conductors creates scramble for replacements

NEW YORK — When conductor replacements are needed, opera companies and orchestras scramble in a game of musical podiums, with one change causing a...
Replacing conductors creates musical podiums

NEW YORK — When conductor replacements are needed, opera companies and orchestras scramble in a game of musical podiums, with one change causing a...
The Latest: Dutoit withdraws from The Cleveland Orchestra

SAN FRANCISCO — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against conductor Charles Dutoit (all times local): ...
AP Exclusive: Famed conductor accused of sexual misconduct

SAN FRANCISCO — Three opera singers and a classical musician say that world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted them — physically restraining them, forcing...
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WATERTOWN, Mass. — A Massachusetts grocery store employee has surprised shoppers with his operatic renditions of popular Christmas music. ...

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