01. March 2011 · Comments Off on I Really Need To Stop Whining About MY Back! · Categories: Repair Quickly!

Boston Symphony Orchestra music director James Levine has withdrawn from his remaining schedule this season because of illness.

The BSO said Tuesday that “ill effects from a recent procedure addressing his ongoing back issues, further complicated by a viral infection,” forced Levine to cancel the concerts.

The withdrawal affects a March 3-19 tour of New York and New Jersey. But the BSO says all performances, including Symphony Hall, Carnegie Hall, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and Kennedy Center appearances, will take place as scheduled.

On Friday, illness forced Levine to withdraw from a second straight performance.

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