Weekend Preview – International (8/11-13):
OperaWireWeekend Preview – International (8/11-13): Jonas Kaufmann, Plácido Domingo & Anna Netrebko Headline FestivalsOperaWireThe Saturday performance of “Aida” will be shown on Arte and later presented on Orff. Meanwhile, Plácido Domingo and Joseph Calleja will perform the second and final performance of Verdi's “I Due Foscari.” “La Clemenza di Tito” also continues its run.
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 9:00 pm
Kazakhstan hosts Plácido Domingo's famed
Kazakhstan hosts Plácido Domingo's famed opera contest | EuronewseuronewsDuring the past 25 years, Plácido Domingo's Operalia has become the world unmissable opera competition for young talent which each summer shows off ...and more »
Posted on 10 August 2017 | 9:12 am
C Major Announces New Plácido Domingo DVD
OperaWireC Major Announces New Plácido Domingo DVD ReleaseOperaWireC Major has announced the release of Verdi's “I Due Foscari” with Plácido Domingo from the Teatro alla Scala. The new release stars Francesco Meli and Anna Pirozzi and is conducted by Michele Mariotti. Staged by Alvis Hermanis, the production received ...
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 2:03 pm
Macbeth DVD Review: Plácido Domingo &
OperaWireMacbeth DVD Review: Plácido Domingo & Ekaterina Semenchuk Give Revelatory Performances In LA Opera ProductionOperaWirePlácido Domingo has outpaced anyone's expectations going on to perform more roles than anyone in the history of opera. Moreover, his work as a baritone has also proved to go beyond what all thought was possible. In 2015, Domingo made his debut as ...
Posted on 5 August 2017 | 9:03 pm
Opera star Plácido Domingo does a Nicolas
The Calvert JournalOpera star Plácido Domingo does a Nicolas Cage in KazakhstanThe Calvert JournalIt seems that Spanish opera star Plácido Domingo took notice of Nicolas Cage's recent visit to Kazakhstan and the meme-based internet furore that followed. The acclaimed tenor was photographed clad in in a traditional chapan (kaftan) while attending ...
Posted on 4 August 2017 | 8:07 am
The Las Vegas Philharmonic to Back Plácido
Members of The Las Vegas Philharmonic will be backing renowned artist Plácido Domingo and his guest Conductor Maestro Eugene Kohn and guest Soprano Ana Maria Martinez at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Plácido Domingo has been ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:26 pm
Pavarotti Coming to Prince Theater … Sort
Some of the biggest names in classical music—the late Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Sondra Radvanovsky, Ekaterina Gubanova—are coming to Philly this fall, at least in digital spirit, as the Prince Theater launches yet ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:50 am
A highlight of the evening, chaired by Dr. William Isacoff and Barry Tucker, will be the screening of a video of Richard Tucker and Luciano Pavarotti singing together and will be introduced by Plácido Domingo. The concert will be produced by Barry Tucker ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:15 am
Iranian tenor escaped persecution on way to
"But I had some audio and videotapes of Pavarotti and Placido Domingo." Ghazavi's life took a sudden turn when an Italian tourist happened to hear him singing Scarlatti's "Pieta, Signore," and helped pave his way to study opera in Italy in 2003. After two ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:00 am
Restoring the Legacy of a Composer
BERLIN — When Giacomo Meyerbeer died during rehearsals of his last opera, “L’Africaine,” in 1863, his style of music drama served as a model across Europe. But a combination of anti-Semitism, nationalist aesthetics and financial considerations ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 2:22 am