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Placido Domingo performs from his new Verdi album with the Berkeley Symphony@The Greek Theatre

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Legendary tenor Plácido Domingo returns to the Bay Area TONIGHT!! Saturday September 7. Accompanied by the Berkeley Symphony, the world-renowned star lends his magnificent voice to a program of operatic favorites from Verdi and Wagner, American classics from Rogers, Loewe, and Bernstein, and Spanish popular song.Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear this master musician under the stars in the beautiful setting of UC Berkeley's historic Greek Theatre, named one of the Top 10 amphitheaters in America by Rolling Stone magazine.

The Program includes:
Wagner: selections from Die Meistersinger, and Die Walküre • Giordano: selections from Andrea Chénier • Gounod: selections from Roméo and Juliette • Verdi: selections from Il trovatore; Un giorno di regno, and La Traviata • Strauss: Act 1 Trio from Die Fledermaus • Loewe: "I Could Have Danced All Night" from My Fair Lady • Rogers: "Some Enchanted Evening" from South Pacific • Bernstein: Overture from Candide; "Tonight" from West Side Story • Vives: "La cancion del arlequín" from La generala • Moreno-Tórroba: "Amor, vida de mi vida" from Maravilla 

Plácido Domingo is a world-renowned, multifaceted artist, recognized not only as one of the finest and most influential singing actors in the history of opera but also as a respected conductor. And as General Director of Los Angeles Opera and Washington National Opera, he is a major force as an opera administrator. He turned seventy in January 2011, but his gifts and energy remain undiminished. Domingo's vocal repertoire encompasses 140 stage roles - a number unmatched by any other celebrated tenor in history - and he has recently added the title baritone roles of Verdi's Simon Boccanegra and Rigoletto to his list of achievements. His more than 100 recordings of complete operas, compilations of arias and duets, and crossover discs have earned him eleven Grammy Awards and two Latin Grammy Awards, and he has won Emmy awards for the television film "Homage to Seville" and for the Met's "Silver Gala" program. He was the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year in 2010. Newsweek and other international publications have fittingly described Plácido Domingo as "the King of Opera," "a true renaissance man in music," and "the greatest operatic artist of modern times." 

READ THE CONCERT REVIEW FROM The San Jose Mercury News