Domingo goes for the ice-bucket. Netrebko next

Domingo goes for the ice-bucket. Netrebko next


norman lebrecht

August 25, 2014

Message from Placido Domingo:


Plácido Domingo has accepted Formula 1 Spanish Champion Fernando Alonso’s nomination of the Ice Bucket Challenge and will support the ALS Association Fund.

 In turn, Placido Domingo has nominated Russian Opera Diva Anna Netrebko, Chinese Pianist sensation Lang Lang and young Italian Cross Over Trio IL VOLO !

netrebko domingo 2014


  • Brian says:

    I’m no medic, but is that really a wise thing to do just after a bladder infection, reported on this site exactly a week ago?

    Main thing is obviously that he’s feeling better!

  • screen name says:

    He looks terrific and a week or so is a long time in the bladder. (I am a medic). It is a great cause. ALS used to be commonly known as Motor Neurone Disease which may be a more familiar name.

  • Kathleen McCarthy says:

    It is familiarly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease (at least in US)