Album: Live at Carnegie Hall with James Levine

On May 19th, 2013, the MET Orchestra and James Levine performed this top-ten concert at Carnegie Hall to wide acclaim. The occasion of this live recording marked the Maestro's triumphant return to conducting after a two-year absence from Music Director duties at the Met Opera. This widely-anticipated performance was embraced by the classical world with an extended ovation and overflowing praise from reviewers.

WQXR proclaimed that "The music-making was glorious," while Anthony Tommasini of the New York Times said of Levine's performance, "So he really is back. This was Mr. Levine at his best."