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LA Opera to Celebrate Anniversary of Domingo Debut

By Kevin Shihoten
19 Nov 2007

Placido Domingo on Metropolitan Opera's Opening Night in September 2007.

Los Angeles Opera will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Plácido Domingo’s Los Angeles debut in a gala concert at Walt Disney Hall on April 18. The tenor sang the title role in Alberto Ginastera's Don Rodrigo during a 1967 tour with the New York City Opera at the then-new Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

Domingo is often associated with Verdi’s Otello, whose title role he has recorded three times (including the film by Franco Zeffirelli in 1986), but has performed 125 different roles, the more than any other tenor in the history of Western music. He has also opened the Metropolitan Opera season on 21 separate occasions, eclipsing Enrico Caruso’s record-setting 17. The 66-year-old lirico spinto tenor was appointed artistic director of Washington Opera in 1996 and of Los Angeles Opera in 2000.

Program and ticket details will be released in January.





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