Plácido Domingo

  • Plácido Domingo Feb 28

    Plácido Domingo Revises Apology, as Spain Drops More Shows

    Opera star Placido Domingo amended his apology to the multiple women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, adding several caveats Thursday to an earlier statement in which he said he took “full responsibility” for his actions.

  • Plácido Domingo Feb 25

    US Opera Union Probe Finds Plácido Domingo Abused Power, Sources Say

    People familiar with the findings have told The Associated Press that an investigation into Plácido Domingo by the U.S. union representing opera performers found more than two dozen people who said they were sexually harassed or witnessed inappropriate behavior by the superstar over two decades.

  • head Oct 12, 2019

    For Opera Legend Placido Domingo, the Show Goes on in Europe

    Even as his U.S. career seemingly winds down amid accusations of sexual harassment, opera legend Placido Domingo remains on the bill of a host of European opera houses. But cracks, even if slight, are beginning to show in his support. The 78-year-old singer who rose to stardom as a tenor has been confirmed to sing the baritone title role in...

  • spokeswoman Sep 8, 2019

    Opera Union Launches Investigation Into Domingo Allegations

    The union that represents opera performers and staff has launched its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo, saying it cannot be sure that opera companies will delve into them sufficiently themselves. The American Guild of Musical Artists said its investigation was prompted by two Associated Press stories in which multiple women accused the opera legend of...

  • Europe Sep 5, 2019

    Singer Says Opera’s Domingo Harassed Her, Grabbed Her Breast

    The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera’s 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet’s “Le Cid,” about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right — Placido Domingo, then the company’s artistic director. The opera, also being filmed for broadcast on public television, was unquestionably a career break for a 28-year-old singer named Angela Turner...

  • head Aug 13, 2019

    Opera Singer Placido Domingo Accused of Sexual Harassment

    Accusers describe Domingo using his position of power in opera to force young professionals into sexual relationships.

  • director Jun 15, 2019

    ’Romeo and Juliet’ Director Franco Zeffirelli Dies at 96

    Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of Nazareth,” died Saturday at 96. While Zeffirelli was most popularly known for his films, his name was also inextricably linked to the theater and opera. He produced classics for...

  • director Jun 15, 2019

    ’Romeo and Juliet’ Director Franco Zeffirelli Dies at 96

    Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic “Romeo and Juliet” and the miniseries “Jesus of Nazareth,” died Saturday at 96. While Zeffirelli was most popularly known for his films, his name was also inextricably linked to the theater and opera. He produced classics for...

  • Las Vegas Nov 15, 2018

    Maná Honored as Latin Grammys’ Person of the Year

    Mexican rock band Maná became the first group ever to be honored as the Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year Wednesday, when its four members were recognized during a star-studded tribute concert for their creative accomplishments and philanthropic efforts. Lead vocalist Fher Olvera, drummer Alex González, guitarist Sergio Vallín and bass player Juan Calleros received a crystal trophy before...

  • lawyer Oct 31, 2018

    Andrea Bocelli Teams Up With His Son for New Duet

    Italian star tenor Andrea Bocelli has teamed up with singers like Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Ed Sheeran for acclaimed duets during his career, but singing with his son Matteo is something he hopes feels extra special. “I hope it is a beautiful and enjoyable moment for anyone who listens to it,” Bocelli said in an interview last week. “Fall...

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