Placido Domingo canceled a performance at the Bolshoi due to poor health

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The opera La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi is being staged today at the Bolshoi Theater of Russia (Bolshoi Theater) without the Spanish singer Placido Domingo. The theater reported that the change in the composition of the performers was due to the singer’s poor health, Mr. Domingo had a cold. La Traviata will also be shown on November 26, 27 and 28.

The decision on the participation of Placido Domingo in the play on November 28 has not yet been made, the director general of the State Academic Bolshoi Theater Vladimir Urin told TASS. “He did a full rehearsal yesterday, but today he felt unwell,” said Mr Urin. According to him, the singer has not been hospitalized, he is in a hotel in Moscow. Mr Domingo celebrated his 80th birthday on 21 January.

According to the playbill, Elchin Azizov and Stanislav Kuflyuk are also nominated for the performance of the part of Georges Germont in La Traviata. Today, November 25, instead of Placido Domingo, Mr. Kufluk sings.


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