James Levine: America's Maestro
American Masters Season 25

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A profile of Metropolitan Opera music director James Levine, who made his Met debut at age 28 in 1971, featuring coaching sessions, rehearsals and productions from the 2009 to 2010 and 2010 to 2011 seasons, including Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra" with Plácido Domingo. The Susan Froemke-directed documentary features archival footage, including a 1977 production of Puccini's "La Bohème" with Luciano Pavarotti; a 1979 production of "Otello" with Domingo; and a 1988 rehearsal of "Ariadne and Naxos."