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FILE - In this June 19, 2003 file photo, conductor Charles Dutoit performs with NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, Japan. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (Kyodo News via AP)
December 23, 2017 - 12:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — When conductor replacements are needed, opera companies and orchestras scramble in a game of musical podiums, with one change causing a cascade. Several orchestras needed to make shifts Friday after they severed relationships with Charles Dutoit after The Associated Press reported...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2003 file photo, conductor Charles Dutoit performs with NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo, Japan. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (Kyodo News via AP)
December 22, 2017 - 7:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When conductor replacements are needed, opera companies and orchestras scramble in a game of musical podiums, with one change causing a cascade. Several orchestras needed to make shifts after they severed relationships with Charles Dutoit on Friday, a day after The Associated Press...
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FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit, right, performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra during a rehearsal in Philadelphia. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 22, 2017 - 6:07 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The stellar career of world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit has come crashing down in the wake of sexual assault accusations by three singers and a musician. Symphonies from Boston to Sydney have severed ties with the maestro, and he has canceled guest appearances with other...
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FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit, right, performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra during a rehearsal in Philadelphia. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 22, 2017 - 3:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against conductor Charles Dutoit (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The Philadelphia Orchestra has removed Charles Dutoit's title of conductor laureate following allegations of sexual misconduct. The orchestra also says it has ended its...
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FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit, right, performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra during a rehearsal in Philadelphia. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 22, 2017 - 12:41 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three opera singers and a classical musician say that world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted them — physically restraining them, forcing his body against theirs, sometimes thrusting his tongue into their mouths, and in one case, sticking one of their hands...
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FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit, right, performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra during a rehearsal in Philadelphia. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 22, 2017 - 12:33 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three opera singers and a classical musician say that world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit sexually assaulted them — physically restraining them, forcing his body against theirs, sometimes thrusting his tongue into their mouths, and in one case, sticking one of their hands...
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FILE- In this Oct. 19, 2011 file photo, world-renowned conductor Charles Dutoit, right, performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra during a rehearsal in Philadelphia. Four women have accused Dutoit of sexual misconduct that allegedly occurred on the sidelines of rehearsals or performances with some of America's great orchestras. The 81-year-old is the artistic director and principal conductor at London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
December 22, 2017 - 12:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on sexual misconduct allegations against conductor Charles Dutoit (all times local): 9 p.m. The Cleveland Orchestra is the latest organization to announce conductor Charles Dutoit's withdrawal from performances in response to sexual misconduct allegations reported by...
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December 22, 2017 - 12:05 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A museum dedicated to the funk music genre has opened its doors in Ohio. The president of the Funk Music Hall of Fame and Exhibition Center in Dayton says the center received its final approvals from the city and is now taking reservations for private tours and events. The...
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FILE - In this Monday, June 19, 2017, file photo, a user gets ready to launch Facebook on an iPhone, in North Andover, Mass. Facebook and record label Universal Music Group have signed a multiyear deal that will let Facebook users share videos that have the label's music in them. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
December 21, 2017 - 4:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook and record label Universal Music Group have signed a multiyear deal that will let Facebook users share videos that have the label's music in them. Right now, if Facebook's regular users upload videos that contain Universal's music, the videos will get taken down. Universal...
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December 21, 2017 - 6:04 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Items associated with Elvis Presley are on the auction block, including the rocker's rocking chair from the Jungle Room at Graceland. Graceland said in a news release the wood and maroon vinyl rocking chair is estimated to bring $10,000 to $15,000, with a minimum bid of $5,000...
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