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Gala celebrates Plácido Domingo’s 50 years on the L.A. stage

LOS ANGELES, CA. NOV. 17, 2017. Plácido Domingo 50th Anniversary Concert celebrating the maestro an
Plácido Domingo, general director of Los Angeles Opera, onstage during the gala marking his remarkable 50 years performing in the city.
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Opera)

Exactly 50 years after he took the stage in Alberto Ginastera’s “Don Rodrigo,” Plácido Domingo celebrated the golden anniversary of his Los Angeles debut in a starry L.A. Opera gala Friday at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

Among those who turned out to honor Domingo were Mayor Eric Garcetti along with singers Nino Machaidze, Janai Brugger, Mario Chang, Michael Fabiano and Ana Maria Martinez, as well voices form beyond the opera world, as you’ll see below.

LOS ANGELES, CA. NOV. 17, 2017. Plácido Domingo 50th Anniversary Concert celebrating the maestro an
Guest artists for the Domingo gala extended beyond the familiar faces of opera world, including "Orange Is the New Black" actress Uzo Aduba.
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Opera )
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Arturo Chacón-Cruz.
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Opera )
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Liudmyla Monastyrska.
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Opera )
LOS ANGELES, CA. NOV. 17, 2017. Plácido Domingo 50th Anniversary Concert celebrating the maestro an
Garth Brooks at the Domingo gala.
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Opera )

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