Mérida finished delivery to Plácido Domingo. After the dolvarada that got up after announcing his participation at the 'Stone & Music' festival, the tenor received a mourning bath of affection from an audience who received him and dismissed him -the just two hours of acting - with a strong ovation and Stopped He had won it at a pulse because, at 80, the Madrid showed that he continues to maintain an extraordinary voice and also became accompanied on stage by two young people with an immense talent and voice that were always up to: Romanian soprano Adela Zaharia - That he had replaced Ana María Martínez, low due to illness - and for the tenor Xabier Anduaga Glass.
Both were wonderful and together with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Spain, directed by Josep Caballé Doménech, accompanied the tenor on a triumphant night. Of course, to Plácido Domingo made him the institutional vacuum because no political authority was present at the concert, which was already marked by the controversy since the Junta de Extremadura -pressed by the United Criticism We can - decided to withdraw from the poster to the orchestra From Extremadura, who was going to accompany the tenor, thus losing his components a unique opportunity to act together with a star as Plácido Domingo and also on a stage as historic as the Roman Theater of Mérida, where precisely Madrid did not act for 30 years. The Philharmonic, on the other hand, took advantage of it with a variety of portently records in a lyrical gala where a variety of works of Verdi, Giordano, Gounod, Donizetti, Thomas, Bizet, Moreno Torroba, Padi, Vives, Sutloba or Vert, were interpreted. But where above all he had a special protagonism La Zarzuela, repertoire that ripped off the greatest applause at night, apart from those who, for love, went to Madrid.
Outside the enclosure, and before starting the concert, about 40 people protested against the performance of the tenor at a public enclosure and at a festival that receives administration aid. They had been convened by the 8M Association and carried some banners where you could read 'We do not listen to you because we listen to them' or 'placid abuser'.
In the gala, other arias of operas sounded, "for the first hour, with a very varied repertoire, as the Traviata duet between Soprano and Baritono and that of Les Pêcheurs de Perles, between tenor and baritone, next to Célebre Arias as Je Veux Vivre de Romeo and Juliet, ah! Month Amis ... Pour Mon Âme! From the Fille du Régiment or Mercé Dilatte Amiche of I Vespri Siciliani. The second part of the performance continued with themes of Zarzuelas as a wonder, Doña Francisquita or the Soto del Parral.
The success of Mérida comes to completing the recognitions have been made in recent weeks for Plácido Sunday, which decorated on the 16th by the President of the Republic of Albania with the title of Knight of the Order of Skënderbej; honored by the President of Bulgaria and the Mayor of Sofia; And it was received by the Deputy Prime Minister, the mayor and the vicealcalde of Belgrade at the Embassy of Spain. In Madrid he was awarded, two weeks ago, for the association of foreign press correspondents (ACPE) with the Culture Award for his "immense professional career".
In addition, he had harvested successes in recent beans with Sonya Ycheva, Anna Pirozzi, Ermonela Jaho and Anna Netrebko; As well as in Marbella, the Hungarian city of Györ and Verona, and at the Greco Antico Di Taormina theater (Sicily) with Rigoletto de Verdi where she received, next to the Italian baritone Leo Nucci, the Golden Bellini Award.
One day before his performance in Mérida, Plácido Sunday had wanted to clarify in an interview with Europe Press that "apologies does not mean having committed an abuse", in reference to some statements he made after the accusations they had made several women against him . The tenor said that the accusations of abuse "are a huge misunderstanding" and heated that "I have never abused anyone or anything and this is the result of non-judicial internal investigations with which I have collaborated voluntarily and there is nothing in court "He stressed as he reiterated his apologies" in case he had bothered someone unintentionally ", but it has specified that those apologies" are a moral duty. " "Apologize does not mean having committed an abuse," he said. Plácido Domingo, who has admitted to feel sad about the situation. "It is sad that they put tags without knowing me, without knowing the evidence of the facts, but even sadder than it happens in my country, in Spain, that I carry in my heart and I always brought it with pride all over the world," he said the composer.Updated Date: 25 September 2021, 20:23