Skip to comments.Legendary opera conductor molested teen for years: police report
Posted on 12/03/2017 8:30:50 AM PST by bkopto
Legendary Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine molested an Illinois teenager from the time he was 15 years old, sexual abuse that lasted for years and led the alleged victim to the brink of suicide, according to a police report obtained by The Post.
The alleged victim came forward to the Lake Forest, Ill. Police Department in October 2016 to detail the molestation, including times when Levine would masturbate in front of him and kiss his p*n*s, according to the report.
The alleged victim informed a former Met Opera board member of the alleged abuse in 2016 and she alerted the Mets general manager, yet Levine continued to wield his baton.
The now 74-year-old maestro, who spent 40 years as music director of the Metropolitan Opera and is currently director emeritus, conducted a performance of Verdis Requiem at Lincoln Center Saturday.
The alleged victims 2016 claims came nine years after the statute of limitations on a possible child sex crime in Illinois had expired. The age of consent in that state is 17.
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Yet another LIB pervert. Sheesh!
This student must not have had a tight relationship with his parents. Why didn’t he discuss this with them, assuming he didn’t. My parents would have sized up the situation instantly, and insisted any such ‘gifts’ be returned immediately. No one gives away over $50K in ‘presents’ without expecting something in return.
Same here, The Ring Cycle is my all time favorite.
But, but, but...homos aren’t pederasts.
This is the oldest story in the world. 30 years ago there were rumors he actually killed a teen.
“This student must not have had a tight relationship with his parents. Why didnt he discuss this with them, assuming he didnt.....”
That’s exactly what child predators are looking for. Minors that come from broken homes who can be exploited and victimized.
How many of our “for the arts” tax dollars went to pay for little dalliances?
A viola player, that I would believe.
The 15 year old kid couldn’t keep this from happening? Not passing judgement but if anyone tried that with me at that age, stomping his nuts into the ground would have just been for starters.
Most homosexuals were sexually abused as children.
They want to normalize their behavior to attain easier access to MOLEST YOUR CHILDREN.
On page 37, the other relevant result relates to men.
The 13th research question addressed, of homosexual men who have been molested, what percentage were molested before self-identification as homosexual men, and what percentage were molested after self-identification as homosexual?
Of homosexual men who were molested, 68% were molested before self-identification as homosexual, and 32% were molested after self-identification as homosexual.
...it is well-known that men who were abused as children are much more likely than the average population to abuse other children as adults. As summarized in a 2001 article in the British Journal of Psychology:
Among 747 males the risk of being a perpetrator was positively correlated with reported sexual abuse victim experiences A high percentage of male subjects abused in childhood by a female relative became perpetrators. Having been a victim was a strong predictor of becoming a perpetrator, as was an index of parental loss in childhood.
“Maybe that’s why they are all so closely entwined and united against President Trump (who wants to clean this whole mess up).”
yup! that’s my thought on many of the peoples so outraged that Trump is president.
Gays idea of normal sub humans.
Decades ago, I was involved in rehearsals for a summer opera concert where a consultant from the Met was present to assist. She mentioned that there was a line item in the Met's budget for "getting Jimmy out of trouble."
In New York's high society, Jimmy's predilections were well known, but he was such a force in the New York music scene that people were willing to overlook his activities.
In recent years, the Met board asked Jimmy to marry so that the stories could be squelched, but he opted not to do so. Now it all comes out.
My desert island DVDs include much of Levine’s work with Wagner, Beethoven and Saint-Saens. He had an incredible gift.
Incredible story. Wow.
That makes everybody who sat on the story complicit.
I’m personally tired of this idea that everyone around the perp is guilty of something. Levine is famous for being drunk, abusive and homo. He’s responsible for his criminal behavior, nobody else.
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