- New Mexico decides to use HealthCare.gov for 2015
- Satanists to use Hobby Lobby rule to skirt state abortion laws
- White House: No choice but to act now on climate change
- HHS: ‘Donut hole’ reforms saved Medicare enrollees $11.5 billion since 2010
- Boston-area tornado rips 100 homes: ‘Are we in Kansas?’
- Rush Limbaugh: ‘There is no journalism anymore’
- Scott Brown struggles for political traction in New Hampshire Senate race
- California’s Jerry Brown cites God, ‘religious call’ to embrace illegals
- Hamid Karzai’s cousin killed by suicide bomber at Eid al-Fitr party
- Obama thanks Muslims for ‘building the very fabric of our nation’
Topic - Plácido Domingo
"Show Boat" is Francesca Zambello's directing debut in her role as artistic director of the WNO, succeeding Placido Domingo.
Two spontaneous eruptions from the audience just about said it all as the Metropolitan Opera revived Willy Decker's brilliantly stripped-down and de-romanticized production of Verdi's "La Traviata."
When the financially strapped Washington National Opera became affiliated with the Kennedy Center a year ago, some skeptical WNO members likened it to putting one's head into the open mouth of a lion that hadn't had its lunch. What a difference a year can make.
The financially ailing Washington National Opera opens its new season Saturday following a timely rescue from further decline by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and its president, Michael Kaiser.
American television audiences will see something unique this week _ filmed live in the streets and palaces of an Italian city: Verdi's "Rigoletto" with Placido Domingo, singing right where the story is set.
Celebrated tenor Placido Domingo on Tuesday dedicated upcoming Paris performances of "Il Postino" to the opera's late composer, Daniel Catan.
With his final performance Saturday night as artistic director of the Washington National Opera, tenor Placido Domingo ends a 15-year collaboration that transformed what was once a respectable provincial company into what he recently described as "one of the really important ones in the United States and the world."
The Washington National Opera has appointed Francesca Zambello as the company's artistic adviser as famed tenor Placido Domingo steps down after 15 years with the opera.
The Washington National Opera announced Wednesday that it has appointed Francesca Zambello as the company's artistic adviser as famed tenor Placido Domingo steps down after 15 years with the opera.
"You have a beautiful voice," Domingo told him. "You need to study hard to develop it."
"Every 15 minutes, someone starts crying because something reminds them of Daniel," said Domingo, who plays Chilean poet Pablo Neruda in the opera.