Plácido Domingo
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1941-01-21
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Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo Biography (Wikipedia)

José Plácido Domingo Embil KBE (born 21 January 1941) is a Spanish opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He has recorded over a hundred complete operas and is well known for his versatility, regularly performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English and Russian in the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Although primarily a lirico-spinto tenor for most of his career, especially popular for his Cavaradossi, Hoffmann, Don José, and Canio, he quickly moved into more dramatic roles, becoming the most acclaimed Otello of his generation. In the early 2010s, he transitioned from the tenor repertory into almost exclusively baritone parts, most notably Simon Boccanegra. He has performed 149 different roles.

Domingo has also achieved significant success as a crossover artist, especially in the genres of Latin and popular music. In addition to winning fourteen Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards, several of his records have gone silver, gold, platinum and multi-platinum. His first pop album, Perhaps Love (1981), spread his fame beyond the opera world. The title song, performed as a duet with country and folk singer John Denver, has sold almost four million copies and helped lead to numerous television appearances for the tenor. He also starred in many cinematically released and televised opera movies, particularly under the direction of Franco Zeffirelli. In 1990, he began singing with fellow tenors Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as part of The Three Tenors. The first Three Tenors recording became the best-selling classical album of all time.

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E Lucevan Le Stelle
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E Lucevan Le Stelle
Agustín Lara
Sevilla
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Sevilla
Plácido Domingo
Perhaps Love
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Perhaps Love
Giacomo Puccini
Vogliatemi bene (Madama Butterfly)
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Vogliatemi bene (Madama Butterfly)
Luis Cobos and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna (feat. Plácido Domingo)
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Carmina Burana: O Fortuna (feat. Plácido Domingo)

Carmina Burana: O Fortuna (feat. Plácido Domingo)

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Luis Cobos and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Plácido Domingo
Granada
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Granada
Hector Berlioz
La Marseillaise
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La Marseillaise

La Marseillaise

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Choeurs et Orchestre de Paris
Pablo de Sarasate
Concert Fantasy on Carmen (2nd mvt)
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Concert Fantasy on Carmen (2nd mvt)
Patrick Doyle
In Pace
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In Pace
Plácido Domingo
Dein is mein ganzes hertz
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Dein is mein ganzes hertz
Giuseppe Verdi
Brindisi (La traviata)
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Brindisi (La traviata)
Plácido Domingo
All The Things You Are
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All The Things You Are
Leonard Bernstein
Maria (West Side Story)
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Maria (West Side Story)
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Samson et Dalila: 'Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix' (Act II Scene 3)
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Samson et Dalila: 'Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix' (Act II Scene 3)
Georges Bizet
Act 2 Scene IX: La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetée
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Act 2 Scene IX: La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetée

Act 2 Scene IX: La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetée

Singer
José Plácido Domingo
Orchestra
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Choir
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Conductor
Ileana Cotrubaș
Verdi: La Traviata: Parigi O Cara
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Verdi: La Traviata: Parigi O Cara
Leontyne Price
Verdi: Aida: O Terra, Addio, Addio Valle Di Pianti
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Verdi: Aida: O Terra, Addio, Addio Valle Di Pianti
Plácido Domingo
Verdi: Luisa Miller: Quando Le Sere Al Placido
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Verdi: Luisa Miller: Quando Le Sere Al Placido
Plácido Domingo
Puccini: La Fanciulla Del West: Ch'ella Mi Creda
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Puccini: La Fanciulla Del West: Ch'ella Mi Creda
Pablo de Sarasate
'Carmen' Fantasy (5th mvt)
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'Carmen' Fantasy (5th mvt)
Plácido Domingo
Verdi: Il Trovatore: Di Quella Pira
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Verdi: Il Trovatore: Di Quella Pira
Teresa Berganza
Bizet: Carmen: Seguidilla
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Bizet: Carmen: Seguidilla
Giacomo Puccini
Manon Lescaut - Act 2 duet 'Oh, saro la piu bella'
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Manon Lescaut - Act 2 duet 'Oh, saro la piu bella'
Plácido Domingo
You'll Never Walk Alone
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You'll Never Walk Alone
Claude‐Joseph Rouget de l’Isle
La Marseillaise
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La Marseillaise
Plácido Domingo
Pearl Fishers Duet
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Pearl Fishers Duet

Pearl Fishers Duet

Performer
Sherill Milnes
Giuseppe Verdi
La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)
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La donna è mobile (Rigoletto)
Plácido Domingo
Il Mio Tesoro
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Il Mio Tesoro
Giacomo Puccini
My Anguished Thought (Le Villi)
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My Anguished Thought (Le Villi)
Giuseppe Verdi
La Donna E Mobile
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La Donna E Mobile
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2010: Prom 03
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Royal Albert Hall
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2010

Proms 2010: Prom 03

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2005: Prom 04
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Royal Albert Hall
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Jul
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 04

Royal Albert Hall

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