Skip to comments.Placido Domingo in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra - listen live today online
Posted on 02/19/2012 12:29:04 PM PST by EveningStar
Tenor and LA Opera General Director Placido Domingo fulfilled a longstanding dream by adding the baritone title role of Giuseppe Verdi's Simon Boccanegra to his vast repertoire in 2009 in Berlin, with subsequent performances in London, New York, Milan and Madrid. He is now singing the role for the first time in Los Angeles, in the work's LA Opera premiere. Join Classical KUSC Sunday, February 19 at 2 p.m. for a live broadcast of LA Opera's production of Simon Boccanegra.
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For a tenor to take on a baritone Role is challenging in and of itself.
I LOVE the dark Chocolaty timbre of the Baritone Voice, but mixed with the sparkle and clarity of the Tenor gives it a special synergy!
I am reminded of the brilliance of Lawrence Tibbets’ Baritone! :-)
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