Placido Domingo Tickets
The Spanish conductor and tenor, famous for his strong voice, Placido Domingo is now coming to your city for a live show. So far in his extremely successful career he has sung at least 143 different roles out of which four belong to the latest season of 2012-13. Placido Domingo tickets have more than one reason to be a selling item. The performances by this incredible star are not only distinctive, but also extremely entertaining. The versatile artist has also conducted concert performances and operas. He is also the Director General of Los Angeles Opera in California. Get your tickets today and get the chance to see the amazing performer live.
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He is a popular figure in the history of opera. He is a multifaceted artist, who is not only known as a talented conductor but is also included among some of the greatest artists in opera. He is Placido Domingo, and although he is more than seventy years old, his gifted skills and energy still remain intact and undiminished. So buy your Placido Domingo tickets and enjoy the works of this amazing Spanish tenor and conductor.
Born on the 21st of January, 1941 in the Distrito de Retiro which is located at the southeast section of the capital city of Spain, Madrid; Jose Placido Domingo Embil is the son of performers of a Zarzuela company. When he was eight years old, Placido and his family moved to Mexico, where he went to the Mexico City’s Conservatory of Music. There he learned to play the piano as well as studied conducting. He also took vocal lessons after his singing talents were discovered. His first opportunity in opera came at the age of 18, when was given a role in Borsa in Rigoletto at Mexico’s National Opera and two years later, he gave his debut performance in La Traviataas Alfredo.
His career looked promising as he performed for three seasons with the national opera of Israel in Tel Aviv. There he sang at more than 250 shows for a dozen different roles. These performances helped him launch his career internationally in the year 1965 and from that time, he has given performances at some of the best opera houses in all parts of the globe. He is also the member of the famous Three Tenors. This world famous trio was formed in the year 1990, by Placido Domingo alongside his colleagues Jose Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti, who passed away in 2007.
Placido Domingo is a very celebrated tenor whose vocal repertoire is unmatched. His repertoire encompasses more than hundred stage roles. He has even added the title baritone role of Verdi’s Simon Boccangera and Rigoletto to his illustrious list of achievements. This list of achievements include more than hundred recordings of duets, complete operas, compilations of arias as well as crossover discs that include Deutsche Grammophon’s anthology of the complete Verdi arias for tenor and the EMI’s albums of Wagerian roles which he has not performed on stage. These roles include complete recording of Tristan und Isolde as Tristan and Siegfried.
These extensive works in the recording studio have earned Placido Domingo countless awards, honors and recognitions that include eleven Grammy Awards, two Latin Grammy Awards, Latin Recording Academy’s Person of the Year award in 2010, honorary doctorates from New York University and Oxford University in addition to Emmy Awards for the television film Homage to Seville and the Met’s Silver Gala program. In Spain, he has won many prestigious honorary awards such as the Principe of Asturias Award for Arts and the Medal of the Orders of Arts and Letters Espana. Even in Mexico where he grew up, he was given the Aguila Azteca award. The list of awards and recognitions for Placido Domingo is huge, and clearly include him among some of the best tenors and conductors in the history of opera. So hurry up and buy the Placido Domingo tickets for your chance to see him live.
Many publications from around the world have titled Placido Domingo as the "King of Opera" for he is without a doubt a true renaissance man in music and given his busy schedule recently, there is no sign of him slowing down.