James Levine

James Levine: The Life In Music

James Levine Conducts Simon Boccanegra

In this clip from James Levine: America’s Maestro, hear a story from David Langlitz, the Principal Trombone for the Met Orchestra, that illuminates Levine’s unique sensitivity to sound and watch Levine conduct a dress rehearsal of Simon Boccanegra with Placido Domingo. James Levine: America’s Maestro premieres Wednesday June 1st, 2011 at 8 p.m. (check local […]

James Levine: The Life In Music

About the Documentary Film

Exploring the conductor’s life and current work, the one-hour documentary film captures the essence of one of classical music’s authentic giants. Looking back at creative milestones since his 1971 Met debut at the age of 28, the film reveals how Levine’s unparalleled musicianship and singular teaching and performance styles make his relationship with the company unique in today’s music world.