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Placido Domingo Performing Live In Concert

Placido Domingo , Mariachi Si Senor - Placido Domingo performing live in concert at American Airlines Arena - Miami, Florida, United States - Friday 29th January 2016

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Placido Domingo Performing Live In Concert

Placido Domingo - Placido Domingo and guests performing live in concert at the American Airlines Arena at American Airlines Arena - Miami, Florida, United States - Thursday 28th January 2016

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Placido Domingo Press Conference

Placido Domingo - Placido Domingo during a press conference promoting his upcoming concert at American Airlines Arena at JW Marriot Marquis - Miami, Florida, United States - Monday 25th January 2016

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Spanish Tenor Placido Domingo Unveils His Wax Figure

Placido Domingo - Spanish tenor Placido Domingo unveils his wax figure at a ceremony at the Wax Museum in Madrid - Madrid, Spain - Saturday 23rd January 2016

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'Placido En El Alma' Charity Concert

Placido Domingo , Bertin Osborne - 'Placido en el alma' charity concert at Santiago Bernabeu stadium - Madrid, Spain - Wednesday 9th December 2015

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Pianist Martha Argerich Honoured With Top Classical Music Prize


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The 74 year old was selected as the 101st recipient of the honour, following in the footsteps of fellow classical stars, Spanish tenor Placido Domingo and British conductor Antonio Pappano.

Announcing this year's recipient, RPS chairman John Gilhooly says, "Martha Argerich's combination of technical mastery and passionate artistry make her one of the most compelling and expressive pianists, and her extraordinary live performances are a musical and intellectual tour de force. She is a consummate chamber music collaborator."

The award was founded in 1870 in celebration of Beethoven's birth centenary.

Placido Domingo Recovering From Gallbladder Surgery


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The 74-year-old tenor was hospitalised in New York last week (ends16Oct15) after experiencing intense pain and vomiting while rehearsing to conduct the Metropolitan Opera's production of Tosca.

Domingo has since had the surgery and is expected to be released from the hospital in a few days.

"(The) surgery went very, very well," a spokesperson for the singer says. "He is recovering satisfactorily and we expect that he will be discharged in the coming days."

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Placido Domingo To Undergo Gallbladder Surgery


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The 74-year-old tenor was rehearsing to conduct the Metropolitan Opera's production of Tosca on Tuesday (13Oct15) when he began to experience intense pain and vomiting, his spokeswoman tells the Los Angeles Times.

Domingo was taken to a local hospital, where he is "resting more comfortably than he has been," and he will undergo the operation early next week (begs19Oct15).

According to a statement from the Met Opera's publicist, the musician's surgery is expected to be minimally invasive and will allow him to "resume his activities after a brief hospital stay".

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Sick Placido Domingo Pulls Out Of Conchita Wurst Gig


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The tenor was due to join forces with gender-bending 2014 Eurovision Song Contest winner Wurst for the Pop meets Opera show on 17 May (15). Peruvian singer Juan Diego Florez has now been drafted in as his replacement.

Officials at the Vienna State Opera have not disclosed the nature of Domingo's ailment, but his poor health has also prompted the veteran star to postpone his performances at the venue's five-day production of Giuseppe Verdi's Nabucco from Sunday (10May15).

He is expected to be back onstage at the Vienna State Opera from 18 May (15).

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Sick Placido Domingo Bows Out Of Met Opera Performance Moments Before Showtime


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The Spanish tenor fell ill with a cold on Friday (03Apr15), prompting the Met's general manager, Peter Gelb, to contact Salsi ahead of the weekend concert of Verdi's Ernani as a possible stand in.

Gelb reached out to the Italian singer again on Saturday morning to notify Salsi his services would no longer be needed, but plans changed again shortly before showtime, when Domingo's daughter, Alvaro, called the star in a panic and asked him to rush to the Met to take her father's place as Don Carlo, as he did not feel well enough to take the stage.

Salsi, who was already scheduled to perform in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at the Met later on that night, agreed and made it to the stage just in time for the event, which was broadcast on radio networks around the world.

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Placido Domingo Teaming Up With Woody Allen For Los Angeles Opera Anniversary


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Spanish tenor Placido Domingo is set to take centre stage in a revival of Woody Allen's Puccini production Gianni Schicchi to celebrate the Los Angeles Opera's 30th anniversary this autumn (15).

The Annie Hall filmmaker will return to direct the show on the opening night of the venue's 2015-16 season on 12 September (15), seven years after the project's premiere.

Domingo, who serves as the general director of the Los Angeles Opera, will be well prepared for the role - the 74 year old is also performing in another production of Gianni Schicchi at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Spain from 30 June (15).

Placido Domingo Extends Contract With Los Angeles Opera


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Veteran tenor Placido Domingo has signed on to remain general director of the Los Angeles Opera for another five years.

The Spanish opera star and conductor, who has struggled with numerous health issues in recent years, is refusing to let his advancing age and personal problems hinder his career, and has agreed to extend his contract with the Los Angeles Opera until the end of the 2018-2019 season.

The 73 year old, who is currently preparing to star in the company's production of La Traviata later this month (Sep14), tells the Los Angeles Times, "I still feel strong to do the job.

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Placido Domingo Recovering From Two Infections


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Opera star Placido Domingo is recovering after he was diagnosed with infections to his bladder and respiratory tract.

The Spaniard has been suffering from the ailments for some time and was recently forced to cancel his final three performances of Il Trovatore at the Salzburg Festival in Austria.

However the acclaimed tenor is heading back to the U.S. to seek further treatment and is hoping for a full recovery in the weeks to come.

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The Book Of Life - International Trailer


Manolo has a lot of pressure forced upon him from his family regarding his future, but all he wants to do is marry the woman of his dreams, Maria. However, he is not the only person who wants to make Maria his wife and he is in serious competition with her charming and handsome suitor (and his own best friend) Joaquin. Meanwhile, two spirits of The Land of the Remembered named La Muerte and Xibalba look upon the scene in fascination during the Day of the Dead; a time when spirits are able to effect the the land of the living as they pass between worlds. They decide to make a bonding wager on who will win Maria's affection, with La Muerte betting on Manolo being the victor. When it looks like she might be right, Xibalba has him killed by a snake and taken over to the Land of the Remembered where he is forced to face his biggest fears in order to see his beloved once again.

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Placido Domingo To Headline World Cup Final Concert


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Opera icon Placido Domingo has confirmed he will be performing before the World Cup final for a sixth time.

The Spaniard will sing at Rio de Janeiro's HSBC Arena on 11 July (14), two days before the soccer final at Maracana Stadium.

The classical extravaganza will also feature pianist Lang Lang, soprano Ana Maria Martinez and the Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira.

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Placido Domingo

Date of birth

21st January, 1941

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