Los Angeles Opera calls in lawyers to investigate Placido Domingomain
LA Opera has just issued this statement, saying it ‘will engage outside counsel to investigate the concerning allegations about Plácido Domingo,’ its general manager.
The statement continues: ‘Plácido Domingo has been a dynamic creative force in the life of LA Opera and the artistic culture of Los Angeles for more than three decades. Nevertheless, we are committed to doing everything we can to foster a professional and collaborative environment where all our employees and artists feel equally comfortable, valued and respected.’
Significantly, Domingo has not been asked to stand aside from his post while the investigation is conducted.