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Opera union launches investigation into Domingo allegations

Sep. 8, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — 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...

The Latest: Dallas Opera cancels 2020 Domingo performance

Sep. 6, 2019 6:31 AM EDT

The Latest on new sexual misconduct allegations against opera star Placido Domingo (all times Eastern): 8 p.m. The Dallas Opera has canceled a 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment and groping allegations against the opera superstar. The opera said Thursday the gala had been set for March 11 but was taken...

Singer says opera's Domingo harassed her, grabbed her breast

Sep. 5, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

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...

Dallas Opera cancels 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment, groping allegations against superstar

Sep. 5, 2019 8:15 PM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Opera cancels 2020 Placido Domingo event due to harassment, groping allegations against superstar.

10 Things to Know for Today

Sep. 5, 2019 5:54 AM EDT

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BATTERED BAHAMAS IN NEED AFTER DEATH AND DESTRUCTION Thousands of desperate hurricane survivors in the island nation are seeking help in Dorian's aftermath as the death toll reaches 20. 2. STRENGTHENING...

11 more women tell The Associated Press opera star Placido Domingo sexually harassed them or behaved inappropriately

Sep. 5, 2019 12:24 AM EDT
AP () — — 11 more women tell The Associated Press opera star Placido Domingo sexually harassed them or behaved inappropriately.

Tokyo Olympics undecided on Placido Domingo appearance

Aug. 30, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics organizing committee has not decided what it plans to do about the appearance of Placido Domingo at a 2020 Games event and is looking into allegations the opera star sexually harassed several women. The Associated Press reported earlier this month on extensive allegations...

Placido Domingo concert opening sports complex in Hungary

Aug. 28, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

SZEGED, Hungary (AP) — Placido Domingo received a warm reception Wednesday at a concert in Hungary to inaugurate a new soccer stadium for a Catholic diocese, the second of the opera star's European engagements since he was accused of sexual harassment in an Associated Press report. Domingo, who shared the...

Correction: Placido Domingo-Europe story

Aug. 24, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — In a story Aug. 23 about Placido Domingo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Caterina Bolognese, the head of the gender equality division at the Council of Europe, said Domingo should apologize. She said Domingo should apologize if he committed the sexual harassment that nine women...

LA Opera names lawyer to lead Placido Domingo investigation

Aug. 20, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a "thorough and independent investigation" into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company's general director. In a brief statement Tuesday, the opera company said it has hired Debra Wong...