10 Operas by Black Composers You Should Know

Operas from the 19th century to today that depict Black stories.

LA Opera scraps planned world premiere of Mason Bates’ ‘Kavalier and Clay’ adaptation over finances

“It was a very ambitious and therefore expensive project, and unfortunately in the current conditions, it wasn’t something that we can manage,” LA Opera CEO Christopher Koelsch said.

Plácido Domingo Resigns as General Director of LA Opera

Following the emergence of multiple allegations of sexual harassment, opera star Plácido Domingo resigned Wednesday as general director of the Los Angeles Opera and withdrew from all future performances with that company.

‘He groped me’: Singer Says Opera’s Domingo Grabbed Breast

The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera’s 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet’s Le Cid, about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right — Plácido Domingo, then the company’s artistic director. The opera, also being filmed for broadcast on public television, was unquestionably a career break for a 28-year-old singer named Angela Turner …

LA Opera names lawyer to lead Plácido Domingo investigation

Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Plácido Domingo, the company’s general director.

Multiple women say opera star Domingo sexually harassed them

For decades, Plácido Domingo has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told The Associated Press.