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  1. Placido Domingo

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Brian Montgomery Placido Domingo AsiaWorld-Arena Reviewed: Mar 1 Tenor Placido Domingo's performance with mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins suffered from its less-than-ideal venue. It is simply hard to feel the visceral power of a voice in such a cavernous space as the AsiaWorld-Arena, in which the audience is often left to manipulations of the microphone. Nevertheless, Domingo ...

  2. From Placido Domingo to 'gulf and western' with Jimmy Buffett

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. Another day, another concert announcement- or two. Opera great Placido Domingo will be coming for a night of arias on March 1 to the AsiaWorld Arena. The 66-year-old is now arguably the biggest name in the world of tenors after his rival/friend Luciano Pavarotti's recent death. The performance won't ...

  3. Placido Domingo Live in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong AsiaWorld-Arena Mar 1, 8pm While both the late Luciano Pavarotti and Jose Carreras have performed in this city a number of times, top tenor Placido Domingo is less frequent ... the ruthless third century BC ruler who united China and pronounced himself the first emperor. His excitement at having been part of Tan Dun's opera has not waned. Domingo says: 'It makes me ...

  4. Masterpiece operas coming to a cinema near you

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Joyee Chan

    ... Joyee Chan Classical in Cinema brings some of the greatest classical music shows to the big screen. Using cutting edge technology, the series captures concerts and operas in high definition. Opera giants including Placido Domingo and Anna Netrebko spring to life right before your eyes. 'World-class performances are made more accessible to local audiences,' Leslie ...

  5. The fit lady sings

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... in front of Pope John Paul II and Britain's Queen Elizabeth, and sung alongside the likes of Andrea Bocelli and Placido Domingo. Hongkongers will get a chance to judge for themselves when ... landmark concert in 1990, which saw the trio of Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras blend opera, musical theatre and pop into one performance. Jenkins' crossover category ...

  6. Domingo and PLA soprano to hit high note

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, 67, will hit the high notes with a prominent People's Liberation Army soprano at the closing ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games, the Shanghai-based Liberation Daily reported on its website. Song Zuying , 42, who was promoted to major general by the navy this year, is as big on the mainland as the 'Three Tenors' are overseas. ...

  7. A murderous emperor in search of an air

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Placido Domingo meets Tan Dun and Zhang Yimou at the Met. Watch the blood flow, writes Richard James Havis Placido Domingo has done just about everything an opera singer can do in his ... and conducted by Tan Dun, the composer behind the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon soundtrack. 'This is a very important moment for me,' says Domingo before the first dress rehearsal. ...

  8. Jose Carreras

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The famed tenor from Barcelona (also known for The Three Tenor concerts with Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti) sings classic arias and songs with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, guest conductor David Gimenez and guest artist Giorgia Fumanti. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, Concert Hall, Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$280-HK$1,800 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030 ...

  9. Leading tenor takes a back seat to local stars at watch shop opening

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. It's not often that one of the world's top tenors opens a watch shop. But there was Placido Domingo last Thursday afternoon, ... the tenor a backhanded insult when he talked excitedly about meeting director Wong Kar-wai for the first time at last Monday's Style Awards. So what's Placido Domingo- chopped liver? ...

  10. Opera-loving Jiang becomes first soloist

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Placido Domingo - to lunch after their concert in the courtyard of the Forbidden City in 2001. During the lunch he sang O Sole Mio with Pavarotti, who died early this month at the age of 71. Mr ...




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