Latest Placido Domingo News

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...

Opera's Domingo starts US performances amid allegations

Sep. 23, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When opera superstar Placido Domingo appeared in Europe last month after being accused of sexual harassment by multiple women, his performances were greeted with rapturous ovations. This week, the spotlight moves to the U.S., where Domingo faces two investigations into his behavior and is...

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.