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Singer Andrea Bocelli: 'Absurd' to shun opera legend Domingo

Nov. 12, 2019 8:14 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it "absurd" that opera houses have canceled the star's performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated. "I am still appalled at what happened to this incredible artist,"...

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Nov. 8, 2019 6:30 AM EST

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Domingo won't perform at Tokyo Olympics cultural events

Nov. 8, 2019 2:29 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said Friday opera legend Placido Domingo has said he won't perform at pre-Olympics cultural events in Japan. The committee said in a statement that Domingo has decided not to perform at an event scheduled for April that was meant to bring together opera...

Tokyo Olympic organizing committee: Placido Domingo says he will not perform at Olympics-related cultural event

Nov. 8, 2019 1:01 AM EST
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizing committee: Placido Domingo says he will not perform at Olympics-related cultural event.

Placido Domingo's European cultural award delayed

Oct. 17, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Placido Domingo will not receive a European cultural award this weekend in Vienna as previously announced. It was the first change in the opera legend's European schedule since numerous accusations of sexual harassment in the United States were reported by The Associated Press. Officials at...

For opera legend Placido Domingo, the show goes on in Europe

Oct. 12, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — 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...

LA Opera eliminates Placido Domingo's old job title

Oct. 7, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Opera has announced that the company's president and CEO, Christopher Koelsch, will take over the duties of Placido Domingo, who resigned last week as general director amid allegations of sexual harassment. LA Opera's board of directors said in a statement Monday it was...

Organizers: Plácido Domingo to be absent from Batuta Prizes

Oct. 3, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Organizers of this weekend’s Batuta Prizes in Mexico say opera star Plácido Domingo will not attend, following multiple allegations from women who say the legendary Spanish tenor sexually harassed them over decades. Domingo was to be honored with other “great...

Domingo focus shifts to California, the last of his US shows

Sep. 25, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With the Metropolitan Opera's bombshell announcement that Plácido Domingo will not take the Met stage this week — and possibly ever again — the legendary singer's only scheduled U.S. appearances are set for next year in California, including at the LA Opera, where he...

Domingo withdraws from Met Opera after harassment reports

Sep. 25, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera announced Tuesday that Plácido Domingo had agreed to withdraw from his slate of scheduled performances at the opera house following allegations of sexual harassment made by multiple women in two Associated Press stories. The opera legend indicated that he would...