He had been announced by the world’s media as the headline attraction of the Bolshoi’s reopening last night.Indeed, The Moscow Times and UPI actually reported that he had taken part.
But when the curtain went up last night PD was a no-show.
No explanation on his website, nor on any of his social-media pages. But a look at his diary indicates that he may have planned to squeeze midnight in Moscow between two Covent Garden galas on the 27th and 30th. That must have proved too tight even for a world-class traveller.
Domingo’s latest tweet from London, eight hours ago, reads: Performance was great ! Very emotional ! Resting for tomorrow’s show.
Here‘s a Voice of Russia report on the opening.
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