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James Levine

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  • Workouts at your workstation

    Workouts at your workstation
    You don't need to be a Mayo Clinic researcher to figure out that being glued to an office chair all day makes people fat, but that's what it took to start a revolution. A few years ago, the clinic's Dr. James Levine theorized that raising one's metabolism...
  • Met Opera Breaks Box Office Records

    Met Opera Breaks Box Office Records
    The Metropolitan Opera has set a record for its box office opening day, selling more than $2.6 million worth of single tickets for the new season. The total, reflecting the sale of more than 24,000 tickets on Sunday, compares to $2.5 million in sales...
  • Forgot why you went upstairs? Don't worry — it's exercise!

    Forgot why you went upstairs? Don't worry — it's exercise!
    You know the feeling. You trudge up the stairs and can't remember why you're there. So back down the steps. Then . . . you remember. So you retrace your steps, kicking yourself for being such a dope. I was always mad at myself for all this wasted...
  • Gadget: Gruve helps mine every little calorie burn

    Gadget: Gruve helps mine every little calorie burn
    When it comes to weight control, exercise doesn't matter. Non-exercise is what counts. That may sound like heresy, but, in fact, it's a theory based on years of highly respected research — and the science behind a little high-tech gizmo called...
  • Honoring composer Elliott Carter

    Honoring composer Elliott Carter
    LENOX, Mass. -- In 1986, Elliott Carter wrote "A Celebration of Some 100 x 150 Notes," a salute to Texas on its 150th anniversary. That may appear a lot of notes to fit into a three-minute piece, but this brash bevy of 11 fanfares all fighting for...
  • Conductor James Levine withdraws from remainder of Metropolitan Opera's season

    Conductor James Levine withdraws from remainder of Metropolitan Opera's season
  • Leon Kirchner dies at 90; Pulitzer-winning composer

    Leon Kirchner dies at 90; Pulitzer-winning composer
    Leon Kirchner, a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer of expressive, rigorous, atonal yet romantic music, died Thursday of congestive heart failure at his home in New York. He was 90. A pianist and conductor as well as a composer, Kirchner stood somewhat...
  • Conductor James Levine out of commission until December

    Conductor James Levine out of commission until December
  • Price, Levine, Floyd, Gaddes to get NEA honors

    Soprano Leontyne Price, conductor James Levine, composer Carlisle Floyd and administrator Richard Gaddes will be the initial recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts Opera Honors. The awards, patterned after the NEA Jazz Masters honors that were...
  • A deaf ear to the new dynamic

    A deaf ear to the new dynamic
    Here we go again. Tonight the Grammys will announce, or at least whisper surreptitiously offstage to a hardly panting press or public, the 2006 classical awards. They won't mean much. The Grammys have long suffered a classical credibility gap. The days...
  • A Workout for the Real World

    A Workout for the Real World
    When you can't get to the gym, exercise the way our ancestors did: move throughout the day. At first, this might feel inconvenient and bothersome. But real-world fitness—walking, standing, raising and lifting grocery bags, cutting vegetables or...