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  1. Monday, 28 October 2019 Survey of U.K. musicians: widespread sexual harassment and abuse, largely unreported

    “Reams of talented artists are leaving the music industry due to sexism and abuse, the Musicians’ Union has said, with new figures suggesting almost half of its members have experienced harassment at work” ...
  2. Tuesday, 08 October 2019 LA Opera’s Christopher Koelsch to take over duties of former general director Plácido Domingo

    ... into allegations of sexual harassment was distracting from the work of the company and making it impossible to do his job. Domingo has denied the accusations … Koelsch … has served the company since 1997 ...
  3. Thursday, 03 October 2019 Domingo resigns as LA Opera’s general director, as sexual harassment investigations continue

    “The opera superstar Plácido Domingo resigned from his position as general director of Los Angeles Opera and withdrew from his upcoming performances there on Wednesday,” writes Michael Cooper in Wednesday’s ...
  4. Wednesday, 25 September 2019 Amid sexual harassment investigations, Domingo and Metropolitan Opera sever ties

    ... and San Francisco Opera, had already canceled Mr. Domingo’s upcoming appearances, citing the need to provide a safe workplace.” After initially saying it would wait for the outcome of a sexual harassment ...
  5. Wednesday, 11 September 2019 Opera union launches investigation into industry practices in handling sexual harassment

    “The union that represents opera performers and staff has launched its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo,” write Jocelyn Gecker and Jocelyn Noveck in ...
  6. Friday, 06 September 2019 More sexual harassment allegations against Domingo; Dallas Opera cancels upcoming gala

    “The Dallas Opera canceled its big-ticket March 2020 gala concert with the opera star Plácido Domingo on Thursday amid new accusations that he had sexually harassed multiple women,” writes Michael Cooper ...
  7. Wednesday, 14 August 2019 LA Opera launches investigation following sexual-harassment charges against Domingo; orchestras and opera companies withdraw invitations

    Following Tuesday’s Associated Press article alleging that tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo sexually harassed nine women, “the opera company that Domingo has led for more than 15 years, the LA Opera, ...
  8. Tuesday, 13 August 2019 Nine women accuse tenor/conductor Plácido Domingo of sexual harassment

    “For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally ...
  9. Thursday, 08 August 2019 Opinion: Curtis should launch outside investigation into sexual-assault claims against former faculty member

    ... for harassment prevention and response in the orchestral workplace here. Posted August 8, 2019    ...
  10. Monday, 29 July 2019 Curtis Institute to review sexual-assault policies, apologizes for initial handling of violinist’s accusations

    ... its board and senior Curtis leadership would be reviewing its policies and procedures around sexual assault and harassment, and would make changes.” Posted July 29, 2019    ...
  11. Tuesday, 25 June 2019 New three-year contract with wage increases for Annapolis Symphony musicians

    “Annapolis Symphony Orchestra musicians … now have annual wage increases and a new harassment policy that also covers [employees and] volunteers under a new three-year contract,” writes Selene San Felice ...
  12. Friday, 21 June 2019 Opera conductor denies sexual harassment allegations

    “Stephen Lord, the principal conductor at the Michigan Opera Theatre who resigned Wednesday amid published accusations of sexual harassment, denied the allegations Thursday, saying he never was aware of ...
  13. Thursday, 20 June 2019 Following sexual harassment allegations, opera conductor resigns post

    “Michigan Opera Theatre conductor Stephen Lord … resigned Wednesday after being accused of sexually harassing singers, pianists and conductors all over the country for more than a decade,” writes Tresa ...
  14. Wednesday, 27 February 2019 Milwaukee Symphony’s Maggey Oplinger to head city’s Florentine Opera

    ... departure was related to ‘violation of the Florentine Opera’s policies and prohibitions concerning sexual misconduct.’ A Washington Post report on sexual harassment in the classical music world included ...
  15. Wednesday, 20 February 2019 Bozeman Symphony music director resigns amid accusations of misconduct

    ... of the symphony implored the board to launch an investigation into his conduct. Their written testimony included accounts of bullying and verbal harassment.… Savery denied the allegations…. The third-party ...
  16. Tuesday, 05 February 2019 Bozeman Symphony board investigates allegations against music director

    ... is the bullying, harassment, mistreatment, discrimination and inappropriate behavior we have experienced, seen and heard from the current Music Director, Matthew Savery, toward our local and guest musicians, ...
  17. Tuesday, 05 February 2019 Dutoit, in wake of sexual harassment allegations, earns ovations at Philharmonie de Paris

    “A renowned Swiss conductor returned to a major world stage Sunday for the first time since 10 women accused him of sexual assault and harassment—and he earned repeated ovations from the awed Paris audience,” ...
  18. Thursday, 03 January 2019 Following #MeToo allegations, Gatti and Dutoit return to podiums in Italy and Russia

    ... Orchestra of Amsterdam terminated his contract…. In December, he was appointed music director of the Rome Opera…. In December 2017, Charles Dutoit … also found himself at the center of a sexual harassment ...
  19. Friday, 21 December 2018 U Michigan music faculty member accused of sexual harassment to retire in May

    ... sexual harassment and sexual misconduct against Shipps that spanned a 40-year time period…. The Michigan Daily said [the email] was provided by a student who studied with Shipps last semester…. The article ...
  20. Friday, 14 December 2018 Important (and timely) League seminar next month

    Get the tools you need to create a workplace free of sexual misconduct in Sexual Harassment Prevention in Orchestras: Building Cultures of Respect, a seminar from the League of American Orchestras.... ...