Plácido Domingo will be honored in Mexico with a concert in March

The Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo will be honored with a concert on March 3 in the city of Guadalajara, which will include, among others, the Mexican Alejandro Fernández, the Colombian Juanes and the Argentine Andres Calamaro.

Placido Domingo will receive a tribute concert on March 3 in Guadalajara. Photo: publicity photo
Placido Domingo will receive a tribute concert on March 3 in Guadalajara. Photo: publicity photo

Through a note, the Mexican promoter Ocesa reported Thursday that the concert "Plácido en el alma" will be a "recognition of his career, his work as an ambassador of Spain around the world and his sense of solidarity."

The proceeds from the concert will go to the social projects of the Real Madrid Foundation in Mexico.

In addition to the aforementioned singers, the tenor will also be accompanied by the Mexicans Emmanuel and Mijares, Cristian Castro, the MS Band, Arturo Chacón and the Spaniards Pablo Sáinz Villegas, and Dvicio and the Sin Bandera duo.

A 77-year-old from Madrid, Plácido Domingo has been an opera singer, orchestra conductor and is currently the general director of the Los Angeles Opera.

From the age of 16 he has delighted his audiences in auditoriums, theaters and stadiums around the world, but Mexico has been a country that has admired him since the beginning of his career, a feeling that is reciprocal, since the singer also has a great affection and respect for the Mexican public.

Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish singer, conductor, producer and composer, current general director of the National Opera of Washington and the Opera of Los Angeles (California).

He was part of the trio Los tres tenores, along with the Spanish José Carreras and the Italian Luciano Pavarotti. He is known for the versatility of his voice, which has allowed him to sing as a baritone and tenor, and to be the singer with the greatest variety of roles in the history of opera.

Among other distinctions, it has the Order of the British Empire and the Great Cross of Alfonso X the Wise.