James Levine (US conductor and pianist)

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James Lawrence Levine (/lˈvn/; born June 23, 1943) is an American conductor and pianist. He is primarily known for his tenure as Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera, a position he has held since 1976. He has made numerous recordings, as well as television and radio broadcasts, with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Levine has also held leadership positions with the Ravinia Festival, the Munich Philharmonic, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. In 1980, he started the Lindemann Young Artists Development Program and often works to train promising singers, conductors, and musicians for professional careers. After suffering severe health problems, Levine took a hiatus from conducting for almost two years. He returned to conducting in 2013.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1973 Giovanna d'Arco Verdi; Caballé, Domingo, Milnes, London Symphony Orchestra & Ambrosian Opera Chorus, James Levine 5 3
1974 Norma Vincenzo Bellini; Beverly Sills, Shirley Verrett, Enrico Di Giuseppe, Paul Plishka, The John Alldis Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, James Levine 5 3
1975 Il barbieri di Siviglia Gioachino Rossini, Beverly Sills, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Gedda, Renato Capecchi, Fedora Barbieri, Ruggero Raimondi, The John Alldis Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 5 8
1978 Otello Giuseppe Verdi; Plácido Domingo, Renata Scotto, Sherrill Milnes, National Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine 5 6
1983 Konzert für Violine und Orchester No. 3 in G major, KV 216 / Konzert für Violine und Orchester No. 5 in A major, KV. 219 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine, Itzhak Perlman 4
1983 A German Requiem Brahms; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, James Levine, Kathleen Battle, Håkan Hagegård 2
1984 Symphony no. 6 "Pathétique" Tchaikovsky; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 1
1984 Symphony no. 9 Franz Schubert; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 2
1985 Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream / Schubert: Rosamunde Mendelssohn, Schubert; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 1
1985 Ravel - Daphnis Et Chloe Wiener Philharmoniker & James Levine 1
1986 Symphonien nos. 25, 26, 27 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1986 Symphonien nos. 29, 34 Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1987 Dvořák: Concerto in B minor, op. 104 / Schubert: Sonata in A minor, D. 821 Dvořák, Schubert; London Symphony Orchestra, James Levine, Lynn Harrell 1
1987 Má vlast Smetana; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1987 Orchesterstücke Anton Webern, Arnold Schönberg, Alban Berg; Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1987 Quintet for Piano and Wind Instruments K452 K498 K617 Mozart; Ensemble Wien-Berlin, James Levine 1
1987 Quintets for Piano and Wind Instruments Ensemble Wien-Berlin, James Levine 1
1987 Saint-Saëns: Symphony No.3 "Organ" / Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice Saint-Saëns, Dukas; James Levine, Berliner Philharmoniker 2
1987 Symphonien nos 28, 33 Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1987 Violin Concertos Jean Sibelius, Antonín Dvořák; Berliner Philharmoniker, Shlomo Mintz, James Levine 1
1988 Lieder Franz Schubert; Kathleen Battle, James Levine 1
1989 Così fan tutte Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 4 1
1989 Grosse Messe c-Moll KV 427 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1990 L'elisir d'amore Gaetano Donizetti; Kathleen Battle, Luciano Pavarotti, Leo Nucci, Enzo Dara, Dawn Upshaw, Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra , James Levine 5 1
1990 Symphonien No. 3 “Schottische” / No. 4 “Italienische” Mendelssohn; Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1990 Symphonies No. 40 / No. 41 "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1990 The Planets Holst; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 2
1991 Frühe Symphonien Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1991 La bohème (1979 studio cast) Giacomo Puccini; Renata Scotto, Alfredo Kraus, Sherrill Milnes, Carol Neblett, Paul Plishka, Matteo Manuguerra, Renato Capecchi, Italo Tajo, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, National Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine 1
1991 Symphonie fantastique / Les Troyens: Chasse royale et orage Hector Berlioz; Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1992 Parsifal Richard Wagner; Bayreuther Festspiele, James Levine 1
1992 Berg: Violinkonzert / Rihm: "Gesungene Zeit" Berg, Rihm; Anne-Sophie Mutter, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 5 2
1992 La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus, James Levine, Cheryl Studer, Luciano Pavarotti, Juan Pons 2
1993 Symphonies Nos. 3 & 6 Gustav Mahler; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 1
1993 Symphony no. 41 'Jupiter' / Piano Concerto no. 21 'Elvira Madigan' Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; James Levine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Arthur Rubinstein, RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra 1
1993 "Trout" Quintet / Quartet D 96 Franz Schubert; Gerhart Hetzel, Wolfram Christ, Georg Faust, Alois Posch, Wolfgang Schulz, Göran Söllscher, James Levine 1
1993 Carmen - Fantasie Anne-Sophie Mutter, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 5 2
1993 Symphonien no. 36 "Linzer" / no. 38 "Prager" Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 2
1993 Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition / Stravinsky: Rite of Spring Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, Модест Петрович Мусоргский, James Levine & Metropolitan Opera Orchestra 1
1993 Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / “Porgy and Bess” Suite (Catfish Row) / Cuban Overture George Gershwin; James Levine, Chicago Symphony Orchestra 1
1993 Symphonie No. 2 / Finlandia / Valse Triste Sibelius; Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1993 Symphony No. 40, K. 550 / Symphony No. 41, K. 551 "Jupiter" Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 1
1994 Il trovatore (1991 studio cast) Giuseppe Verdi; Plácido Domingo, Aprile Millo, Dolora Zajick, Vladimir Chernov, James Morris, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, James Levine 1
1994 Beethoven: Symphonie no. 3, Es-dur, op. 55, "Eroica" / Schubert Symphonie no. 8, h-moo, D 759, "Unvollendete" Beethoven / Schubert; The MET Orchestra, James Levine 1
1995 Symphonie No. 3 / Tragische Overtüre / Alt-Rhapsodie Brahms; Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1995 Winterreise Franz Schubert; Christa Ludwig, James Levine 1
1995 Symphony no. 1 "Classical" / Symphony no. 5 Serge Prokofiev; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine 1
1995 Symphonies nos. 4 & 5 Jean Sibelius; Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine 1
1996 Mozart: Idomeneo Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Plácido Domingo, Cecilia Bartoli, Carol Vaness, Heidi Grant Murphy, Thomas Hampson, Frank Lopardo, Bryn Terfel, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus, James Levine 1
1997 La forza del destino Giuseppe Verdi; Leontyne Price, Plácido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Fiorenza Cossotto, Bonaldo Giaiotti, Gabriel Bacquier, James Levine, London Symphony Orchestra 2

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