Opera in three acts (2010)
Music and libretto by Daniel Catán
based on the story by Antonio Skármeta
and the film by Michael Radford
Conductor: Jeus López-Cobos
Director: Ron Daniels
With Placido Domingo, Israel Lozano u.a.
Wiener Symphonie Orchester
Placido Domingo was born in 1941 in Madrid. The singer and conductor has performed a wide repertoire which includes 130 roles. He leads the Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist program, is General Director at Los Angeles Opera and wearer of the Presidential Medal of Freedom (USA), L’Ordre royale de la Légion d’honneur (France), a Honorary Knight (Great Britain), Grande Ufficiale & Cavaliere di Gran Croce Decorato di Gran Cordone Ordine al Merito (Italy) as well as doctor of honours at the Universities in Oxford and New York. He received in 2009 the Birgit Nilsson Prize. This price he uses for his Operalia-Competition he has founded in 1993. He has sung numerous Charity-Concerts and millions to help others. Eleven of his enormous number of recordings – much over 100 and 50 Operafilms – got awarded with a Grammy Award. At Theater an der Wien he sang at last in 2008 in Moreno Torroba’s Luisa Fernanda.