After a long search that provoked fascination in the music world, the Boston Symphony Orchestra named a new music director: Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons. The appointment came more than two years after James Levine announced his abdication of the podium.
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James Levine, the Metropolitan Opera’s music director, earned $2.1 million in 2010, up 39 percent from a year earlier and more than the compensation of the general manager, Peter Gelb, according to the Met’s 2010- 2011 tax return.