At a distance of a few hours in the case of Placido Domingo and his resignation from the Metropolitan Opera of New York for allegations of sexual harassment against him, another famous tenor, the Italian Vittorio Grigolo , 42-year-old, famous artist in all over the world, has been suspended for the Royal Opera House in London, that has opened up an investigation by alleged discomfort sex .
Grigolo is known as "Il Pavarottino", because he made his debut alongside Luciano Pavarotti with only 13 years in Tosca of Giacomo Puccini in the Theatre of the Rome Opera house. The tenor has been suspended for an "alleged incident" occurred a week ago in Tokyo, on a tour of the theatre company is british.
Vittorio Grigolo had been defined in the past dependent on the sex, making a statement to Vanity Fair in the year 2015 that, following the emergence of the movement MeToo, it is likely that there will be repentant: "I'm a drug addict of sex, I love mature women, the authentic, the sex is a physical need ".
Although officially has not specified any details of the motivation to be suspended, multiple sources coincide in pointing out that the tenor was exceeded with a member of the choir. As revealed by british media, to get off the curtain, after the "Faust" by Charles-Francois Gounod, opera in that Grigolo was the protagonist in Tokyo, he grabbed a singer sobrepasándose in the "petting", without stop, regardless of the resistance and rejection of the chorus .
The scene was witnessed by other colleagues of the action, which pleaded him to stop, to which Grigolo replied with a tone angry. "They were appalled by what they saw," says "The Sun".
The case of Vittorio Grigolo is joined by Plácido Domingo, because the director-general of the MET , Peter Gelb, has been cancelled the contracts with the Italian tenor . On the contrary, the Scala theatre, Milan has confirmed the performance of Grigolo in the lead role of Nemorino for the days 1,4, 7 and 10 of October in the representation "'elisir d' amore" by Gaetano Donizzetti.Updated Date: 26 September 2019, 14:01