"...Plácido Domingo: My parents came to the Americas in the 1950s and to Mexico in particular to bring Zarzuela to these parts of the world. The Theater is the tradition and Zarzuela the music with which I grew..."
"...A month later, almost to the day, I'm standing in the front row looking down at my mother's hands on her program. There are only two words for this singular moment: Plácido Domingo. Living for the City..."
"...The Three Tenors? Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young? Classicists José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti soared opera to the top of the pops globally, while the latter all-star grouping took crossover folk mainstream, but the Highwaymen proved country music more majestic than rock & roll and thrice as authentic. Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, and Austin's Willie Nelson brought three superstar careers and one Rhodes scholar who penned "Me and Bobby McGee" to bear on 1985's The Highwaymen, and over the next decade, the trio of Texans and lone Arkansan released a succeeding pair of diminished return LPs..."
"...By the time "Deeper Water" drew me like a tractor beam to within 20 yards of the English quartet, my jaw hung open. Never had I heard a singer modulate such a powerful voice within each line and verse, except perhaps Plácido Domingo..."
"...That was followed by the Houston Grand Opera's commission of Salsipuedes, A Tale of Love, War and Anchovies in 2004 and the L.A. Opera's commission of Il Postino, which it premiered in 2010 with Plácido Domingo as the poet Pablo Neruda..."
"...Now that Los Tigres del Norte's narcocorridos have flaked off into Ghostface's Fishscale and the Clipse's stripped and ripped Hell Hath No Fury, have nu millennial cocaine traders become last century's murder balladeers? If Three 6 Mafia airs out the Carter Family, then Prince takes the Met from Plácido Domingo. Showtime in HD...."
"...Christmas All Over the World(Sony/Legacy) There are 17 reasons not to buy this collection: It's the Three Tenors warbling season's greetings! Christmas All Over the World teams Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, and José Carreras, with guests like Sarah Brightman, Tony Bennett, and Vanessa Williams, but neither the tiresome rehashes nor classical pieces redeem it. Instead, donate the cost of this stinko disc to a homeless shelter or a children's charity...."