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    CONDUCTING RIGOLETTO AT TEATRO ANTICO DI TAORMINA

    On August 11 and 13 Plácido Domingo makes his Sicilian debut conducting Rigoletto in the first edition of the Bellini in Fest, leading the Teatro Massimo Bellini Orchestra at the historic Teatro Antico di Taormina.

    Under Domingo’s baton, the cast includes Federica Guida as Gilda, Operalia laureate Stefan Pop as the Duke of Mantua and operatic luminary Leo Nucci performing the title role and directing the production.

    No stranger to Verdi’s masterpiece, Plácido Domingo made his opera debut at the age of 18 as Borsa, and later took on the roles of Duca di Mantua and Rigoletto.

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  • IN CONCERT IN GYÖR HUNGARY

    On August 6, the legendary Plácido Domingo performs at Dunakapu Square in Győr Hungary, in honor of the healthcare workers who have endured with unparalleled courage the COVID pandemic. 

    For the special evening of opera, operetta and zarzuela favorites, Domingo is joined by Operalia Laureate Adela Zaharia,  pianist Balázs-Piri Soma and Plácido Domingo Jr. 

    The Győr Philharmonic Orchestra will be conducted by Eugene Kohn.

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    GALA DOMINGO OPERA NIGHT AT ARENA DI VERONA

    On July 30, Plácido Domingo returns to Verona for the Gala “Domingo Opera Night”, a special event of the 2021 edition of the Arena di Verona Opera Festival.

    Joined by soprano Maria José Siri, the program of this memorable evening includes a selection of Verdi, Thomas, Massenet, Berlioz and Lehár arias, as well as Zarzuela favorites by Sorozábal, Asenjo Barberi and Moreno Torroba. 

    Maestro Eugene Kohn conducts the Fondazione Arena di Verona Orchestra.

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    IN CONCERT AT THE 69TH LJUBLJANA FESTIVAL

    On July 8, the incomparable Plácido Domingo returns to Slovenia for an evening of operatic favorites at the 69th Ljubljana Festival.

    Joined by sopranos Sabina Cvilak and Saioa Hernandez, the concert includes a selection of Verdi, Puccini, Giordano and Thomas arias. Maestro Jordi Bernàcer conducts the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra.

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    PLÁCIDO DOMINGO RETURNS TO THE STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS FESTIVAL

    Following his appearances in Madrid, Munich and Paris, Plácido Domingo returns to St. Petersburg for three performances in the Stars of the White Nights Festival at the Mariinsky Theatre on June 25, 28 and 30.

    On June 25, Domingo performs the title role in Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, alongside Tatiana Serjan as Amelia Grimaldi, Yuri Vorobiev as Jacopo Fiesco, Otar Jorjikia as Gabriele Adorno and Operalia Laureate Roman Burdenko as Paolo Albiani. Maestro Valery Gergiev conducts.

    On June 28,  Plácido Domingo takes the conductor’s stand for Camille Saint-Saëns' Samson et Dalila. Ekaterina Semenchuk and Ivan Gyngazov perform the title roles.

    Later, on June 30, the legendary singer stars in Zarzuela with Plácido Domingo, an evening of zarzuela favorites alongside Marina Monzó, Rafael Dávila and Operalia Laureate Maria Kataeva, with Maestro Jordi Bernácer leading the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra.

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    IN CONCERT AT PARIS' SALLE GAVEAU

    On June 21, the legendary Plácido Domingo performs in concert at Paris’ Salle Gaveau, presenting a glorious evening of Verdi, Giordano and Thomas arias.

    For this récital exceptionnel, Domingo is joined by soprano María José Siri. Conductor Mathieu Herzog leads the Appasionato Chamber Orchestra.

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