Countertenor David Daniels is taking a leave of absence as a professor at the University of Michigan, following the public allegations of rape. David Daniels has been accused of drugging and raping singer Samuel Schultz in Houston in 2010, after a performance at the Houston Grand Opera. His husband, conductor Scott Walters, is also accused.

According to the New York Daily News, who first published the news, Schultz was 23 at the time of the alleged assault. Both men denied the allegations.

The University of Michigan is reviewing the situation and Houston Grand Opera has promised to cooperate with any law enforcement inquiries.

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