Domingo and Song Shanghai concert (Sep. 25, 2009)
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Date: August 19, 2009 03:58AM
Domingo and Zuying Song Shanghai Concert
Venue: Shanghai Grand Stage
Pho : 021-51509199
URL : [en.piao.com.cn]
Domingo Embil KBE (born 21 January 1941), better known as Placido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, known for his versatile and strong voice, possessing a ringing and dramatic tone throughout its range. In March 2008, he debuted in his 128th opera role, giving Domingo more roles than any other tenor.In addition to his singing roles, he has also taken on conducting opera and concert performances, as well as serving as the General Director of the Washington National Opera in Washington, D.C. and the Los Angeles Opera in California. His contracts in both Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. have been extended through the 2010–2011 season.
Song was born in Guzhang county, part of a Miao autonomous prefecture in Hunan province and studied at the Central Institute for Nationalities in Beijing. Her father died when she was 12, and she is the oldest daughter.
In 1991, she joined the Chinese People's Liberation Army Naval Song and Dance Troupe as a national first-class singer.In 2006, her CD "The Diva Goes to the Movies: A Centennial Celebration of Chinese Film Song" was nominated for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in the category of Best Classical Crossover Album. Song Zuying performed a duet with tenor Plocido Domingo at the 2008 Summer Olympics closing ceremony in Beijing. She also performs regularly on the Chinese Spring Festival Gala; in 2009, in addition to her own song, she sang a duet with Jay Chou.
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