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Legend Plácido Domingo stars in Verdi’s Nabucco at the MET Opera under James Levine by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino

Legend Plácido Domingo has returned to the Metropolitan Opera stage in the title role of Guiseppe Verdi’s Nabucco, under the baton of James Levine. His next performance is Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

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Multi-Grammy Award winner Plácido Domingo. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

Multi-Grammy Award winner Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people; Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York, December 12, 2016 to January 7, 2017.

World premiere: Milan, Teatro alla Scala, 1842. The success of Verdi’s third opera, a stirring drama about the fall of ancient Jerusalem at the hands of Nebuchadnezzar (Nabucco), catapulted the 28-year-old composer to international fame. The music and Verdi himself were subsumed into a surge of patriotic fervor culminating in the foundation of the modern nation of Italy. Specifically, the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (“Va, pensiero”), in which the Israelites express their longing for their homeland, came to stand for the country’s aspirations for unity and that exciting era in Italian history, the Risorgimento, or “Resurgence.”

Photography by Celebrity Photojournalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY. All Rights Reserved.

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Plácido Domingo and Martina Arroyo. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Plácido Domingo and Martina Arroyo. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Plácido Domingo and Grace Bumbry. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Plácido Domingo and Renata Scotto. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Plácido Domingo with Lucine Amara and her daughter Evelyn La Quaif, who is also a singer and a operatic stage director. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Plácido Domingo and James Levine. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Plácido Domingo and Deborah Voight. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Multi-Grammy Award winner Plácido Domingo. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Multi-Grammy Award winner Plácido Domingo. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Multi-Grammy Award winner Plácido Domingo. Photograph by Lisa Pacino.

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Plácido Domingo will appear at the Met Opera Shop on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 3pm. The legendary singer will sign copies of his latest released CDs and DVDs.

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 Source: The Metropolitan Opera
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