Letters: Feb. 7, 1983

Met's Levine

To the Editors:

To those of us for whom life without opera is unthinkable, your perceptive story on Maestro James Levine [Jan. 17] was welcome. Bravo for your recognition of a brilliant artist.

David C. Titus

Sea Island, Ga.

The greatest of maestros should have proved himself in symphonic music as well as in opera. Levine has not done that. Sir Georg Solti has. If you compare their respective recordings of Mozart's Don Giovanni, you will discern how superior Solti's conducting is.

Annabelle Farmelant

New York City

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