Boston orchestra says sexual misconduct allegations against Charles Dutoit

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The Boston Symphony Orchestra states popular conductor Charles Dutoit sexually bothered at least four ladies who worked for the orchestra in the 1980s and 1990s.

The orchestra revealed Friday an independent examination had actually figured out allegations from former intern Fiona Allan versus the Swiss conductor are “reliable.” The examination likewise considered claims from 3 other unidentified ladies were also reliable.

A representative for Dutoit didn’t instantly respond.

Dutoit was the creative director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in between 1977 and 2002.

The Boston orchestra is among a host of orchestras to cut ties with Dutoit after The Associated Press reported claims by Allan and various other ladies.

Allan alleged Dutoit pressed her versus a wall and put his hand on her breast while in his dressing space at Tanglewood, the orchestra’s summertime house, in 1997.

Dutoit was a longtime guest conductor for the Boston orchestra.


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