James Levine: Conductor’s Firm Obtained $936,000 from Met In Remaining Season
Information present conductor James Levine’s firm acquired $936,755 from the Metropolitan Opera in his 47th and closing season, a tenure reduce brief when he was fired as music director emeritus after an investigation discovered proof of sexual abuse and harassment.
The funds to Phramus have been disclosed Wednesday when the Met launched its tax return for the 12 months ending final July 31. The funds to Phramus have been within the calendar 12 months 2017.
Levine, who turns 76 subsequent month, made his Met debut in 1971 was music or inventive director from 1976-2016, then turned its music director emeritus after the 2016-17 season. He has denied any wrongdoing.
Phramus acquired $1,827,615 from the Met within the calendar 12 months 2016 and $1,543,119 in 2017.
He was suspended in December 2017 and fired the next March. Levine and Phramus sued, claiming breach of contract and defamation, a case that also is progressing towards trial.