Anna Netrebko needs shoulder surgery, cancels performances

Soprano Anna Netrebko needs shoulder surgery and has canceled performances in Verdi’s Nabucco at the Vienna State Opera.

James Levine, who ruled over Met Opera, dead at age 77

Conductor James Levine, who ruled over the Metropolitan Opera for more than four decades before being eased aside when his health declined and then fired for sexual improprieties, has died.

Plácido Domingo has coronavirus amid Spain outbreak

The opera star said in a post on his personal Facebook account Sunday that “I feel it is my moral duty to announce to you that I have tested positive for COVID19.”

‪Plácido Domingo pulls out of Royal Opera House role

The Royal Opera House says in a statement Friday it was mutually agreed with Domingo that he will not be taking up his role in Don Carlo in July. Domingo is ensnared in allegations of sexual misconduct.

AP: US opera union probe finds Plácido Domingo abused power

People familiar with the findings have said that an investigation found more than two dozen people who said they were sexually harassed or witnessed inappropriate behavior by Domingo over two decades

Gelb’s contract as Met Opera head extended through 2026-27

A former recording executive and television producer, Gelb was hired by then-Met Chairwoman Beverly Sills in October 2004 to take over two seasons later.

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.

Domingo withdraws from Met Opera after harassment reports

The opera legend indicated that he would never again perform at the Met.

‘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.

Ron Howard tells Pavarotti’s ‘bittersweet’ story in new doc

“My hope is the film goes a step toward that agenda of his which was to democratize the art form and broaden the audience reach.”

Metropolitan Opera fetes Plácido Domingo golden anniversary

Plácido Domingo has starred on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera for a whopping 50 years — and is still singing, amazingly, at age 78.

Met Opera to hire all-black chorus for ‘Porgy and Bess’

The Metropolitan Opera will hire an all-black outside chorus next season for its first presentation in nearly three decades of the Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.

Plácido Domingo feted at Met Opera for his 50th anniversary

After portraying dozens of characters over a half-century on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House, Plácido Domingo got emotional being himself.

Playlist: 10 of WFMT Music Director Andi Lamoreaux’s Favorite Musical Works

As WFMT’s Music Director, Andi Lamoreaux get to share some of her favorite music with audiences around the world. Here are some of her favorite pieces and performers, along with suggested recordings.

Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces 2016-17 Season

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced its 2016-17 season, scheduled to include eight opera productions on its main stage, one opera production at the Harris Theater, and one musical.