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  • The other half of the season will feature well cast productions of operas that have not been seen at LAO for a while: a Rolando Villazon-led L’Elisir, a Gunn/Florez/DiDonato Barbiere, and general director Placido Domingo reprising his performances in Tamerlano seen in Washington last year.

    Opera Notes

  • Washington In the summer of 1995, the young countertenor David Daniels sang the title role in Handel's "Tamerlano" (1724) at the Glimmerglass Opera and changed the landscape for the performance of baroque operas.

    Daniels and Domingo

  • Karin Cooper Plácido Domingo Not quite 13 years later, the Washington National Opera has mounted its own "Tamerlano," this one for its general director, the tenor superstar Plácido Domingo.

    Daniels and Domingo

  • The 69-year-old, one of the opera world's biggest draws who also conducts, has been forced to withdraw from the role of Bajazet in Handel's "Tamerlano" at Covent Garden in London which he was scheduled to sing on March 5, 8, 11, 15 and 20.

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  • The maestro's recording of Handel's "Tamerlano," with the participation of the Orchestra of Patra performing on period instruments for Germany's MDG label, earned the Echo Klassik 2008 award in the category for a

    Kathimerini English Edition : Print Edition : 30/10/09

  • You don't need to bring the bells and whistles everywhere you go: Some of the best experiences I've had have been in tiny, unexpected venues, or on tiny platforms in big, atmospheric spaces: Katya Kabanova on Inis Oirr; Tamerlano on a 2.5m by 3.5m platform in a cathedral; a staged Stabat Mater in a cave at a slate quarry.

    Best bits: on the road – exploring new models of touring

  • On Friday, Nicolas McGegan opened his penultimate season at the venerable Händel Festival in Göttingen (rather unexcitingly, according to the Frankfurter Rundschau) with "Tamerlano."

    Weekend opera

  • Tamerlano induces fear in those around him by such means as knocking over small piles of books or removing his tie as if to bind someone up before subsequently wussing out of it.

    Idle Thoughts

  • And even though Tamerlano's cohort, Andronico is mezzo soprano Patricia Bardon (singing the trouser role superbly), they show opposite sides of the male spectrum: Tamerlano as external and flighty, Andronico internal and caught in a sorrow warp.

    Donna Perlmutter: Opera Review: Domingo Sings One More for the Road

  • At 68, an age when most singers are content to browse through their scrapbooks because they hardly have a larynx left, Domingo has now advanced to his 126th role, in Handel's rarely performed Tamerlano.

    Donna Perlmutter: Opera Review: Domingo Sings One More for the Road

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