After a monthslong sexual-misconduct investigation, ‘it would be inappropriate and impossible for Mr. Levine to continue to work at the Met’
The James Levine era is officially over at the Metropolitan Opera.
The Met said Monday that it has fired the 74-year-old conductor, who made his debut with the company in 1971 and served as its music director from 1976 to 2016. After that, Mr. Levine held an emeritus role.
Mr. Levine’s career was upended following reports last December involving...