James Levine

Sunday, October 28, 1984

James Levine conducts at the Metropolitan Opera. James Levine conducts at the Metropolitan Opera. (Metropolitan Opera Archives)

Bob Sherman goes to the Metropolitan Opera to talk to conductor James Levine, though the focus of their conversation is not on opera but on chamber music. He opens the episode with a recording of the first movement of Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2. conducted by Levine with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

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