Four Essential Recordings By Fiorenza
OperaWireFour Essential Recordings By Fiorenza CossottoOperaWireHowever, if there is one recording that stands out is the one with Plácido Domingo and Monserrat Caballé under Riccardo Muti. The mezzo-soprano's judgment scene is a masterclass in itself. Each phrase is sung with ease and her top notes ring with such ...
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 12:07 pm
Palm Springs: The Desert, Casinos and Opera
ForbesPalm Springs: The Desert, Casinos and OperaForbesOn March 27th, the third annual Palm Springs Life Festival presented its centerpiece gala concert featuring the intrepid Placido Domingo at the Agua Caliente Resort Spa accompanied by the LA Opera Orchestra. Placido Domingo sang in the Coachella ...and more »
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 1:13 pm
Javier Camarena, Plácido Domingo &
Javier Camarena, Plácido Domingo & 'Dead Man Walking' Among Highlights fo Teatro Real's 2017-18 SeasonOperaWireThe Teatro Real has finally announced its 2017-18 season, later than most other organizations. But the company has packed quite a punch for its upcoming showcase, with 13 operas on the docket. It all starts on Sept. 13 with Mozart's rarely performed ...
Posted on 19 April 2017 | 6:47 am
Metropolitan Opera 2016-17 Review – La
OperaWireMetropolitan Opera 2016-17 Review – La Traviata: Carmen ...OperaWireFriday night at the Metropolitan Opera was the last time that audiences would get a chance to see Willy Decker's production of Verdi's “La Traviata.” The powerful ...'La Traviata' opera gets an art-deco twist - The San Diego Union ...The San Diego Union-Tribuneall 2 news articles »
Posted on 15 April 2017 | 3:10 pm
Plácido Domingo Returns To PBS As 'Nabucco'
OperaWirePlácido Domingo Returns To PBS As 'Nabucco'OperaWireOn May 7, Plácido Domingo returns to great performances on PBS. The tenor-turned-baritone stars in Verdi's “Nabucco” from the Metropolitan Opera's recent revival of the composer's early masterwork. Domingo is joined by an exceptional cast that includes ...
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 4:01 pm
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