Famous tenor Placido Domingo lost his voice right before the performance at the Mariinsky theatre in St. Petersburg.
About the incident reported in the press service of the theatre.
The singer was supposed to perform in Giuseppe Verdi’s Opera “Simon Boccanegra”.
It is noted that the decision to replace the artist was made just before the troupe to the audience.
“The artistic Director of the Mariinsky theatre Valery Gergiev felt it necessary to formally inform the audience (in the theatre or hanging ads for a few minutes before the show), and personally make an apology on behalf of the artist to the audience who came to see the play”, – stated in the message of press-service.
Is Domingo came on stage, the soloist of the Mariinsky theatre Roman Burdenko.
Recall, Placido Domingo came to Russia in 2018 – he took part in the closing ceremony of the soccer Park on red square in Moscow.