James Levine, shown leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2007, has been fired from the Metropolitan Opera in disgrace.

James Levine, shown leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2007, has been fired from the Metropolitan Opera in disgrace.

James Levine, shown leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2007, has been fired from the Metropolitan Opera in disgrace.

James Levine, shown leading the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2007, has been fired from the Metropolitan Opera in disgrace.