Placido Domingo marks a significant jubilee

Placido Domingo marks a significant jubilee


norman lebrecht

September 05, 2014

‘A very important date for Marta and me,’ he declares on Facebook.


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Natalia Sizikova writes: Placido made his debut as Vladimir Lensky in Eugene Onegin on 5th September 1964 in Tel Aviv, exactly 50 years ago. He sang this role in September/October in Tel Aviv with Marta as Tatiana and Franco Iglesias in the title role and in Hebrew. Here he’s with Breda Kalef.


  • David Boxwell says:

    He’s going for Hugues Cuenod’s record.

  • esfir ross says:

    Start of a opera career in Tel Aviv nothing to be proud. The poorest in quality opera house.

  • esfir ross says:

    Opera Tel Aviv was the poorest and lowest quality. Nothing to be proud.

    • Motti Mendelkern says:

      You have to begin somewhere and not spit into the well you drank from, dear Esfir. And besides, you needn’t dig it in twice.