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Opera Legend Plácido Domingo Accused of Sexual Harassment by 9 Women

Nine women have accused acclaimed opera singer Plácido Domingo of sexual harassment, with many alleging the Grammy-winning musician promised them career help before aggressively pursuing them with late-night phone calls and unwanted hugs and kisses. The women, eight singers and one dancer, detailed the alleged harassment to the Associated Press in a lengthy report that […]

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The opera with everything – even fart jokes

The works of Claudio Monteverdi have long had a special allure for Erin Helyard – and none more so than The Return of Ulysses. It’s the baroque opera with everything, says the Pinchgut Opera artistic director. “It has sexy scenes, it’s got incantation scenes when Ulysses is turned into an old man. There’s comedy. There […]