Jose Carreras

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Spanish tenor Placido Domingo during his concert in in Szeged, southern Hungary last year. Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek / AFP/Getty

Opera singer Placido Domingo has apologised to the women who accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour, saying he took full respons(...)

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo performs during a concert in  Hungary. Photograph: Getty Images

Opera singer Placido Domingo on Tuesday dropped out of a performance at the Metropolitan Opera in New York while disputing accusations of sexual misco(...)

Luciano Pavarotti with Princess Diana

Eight Days a Week, Ron Howard’s recent documentary on the Beatles, somehow found an under-explored angle on that much eulogised band: their power as l(...)

 Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli poses at the British embassy in Rome before receiving the medal of knighthood from the British ambassador to Italy in 2004. File photograph: Paolo Cocco/AFP/Getty Images

Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In a stat(...)

The excitingly, wilfully dynamic Jean-Christophe Spinosi. With the NCH out of action the ICO is going to find its options even more limited as other promoters suck up viable alternatives.

The media in Ireland and Britain are writing, talking and agonising about Brexit, an event that has not happened yet. Mutterings are already under way(...)

Celine Byrne.

Maria Callas probably put it best: “You are born an artist or you are not. And you stay an artist, dear, even if your voice is less of a firework. The(...)

Reign of Spain: Plácido Domingo. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

He has sung more than 140 operatic roles and made a record with Carlos Santana. He has run two opera companies, worked as a conductor, created an inte(...)

José Carreras performs in Leipzig, Germany. Photograph: Marco Prosch/Getty Images

Barcelona made him. José Carreras took his first operatic steps in the city by the Mediterranean. His early performances, as a boy with a gifted voice(...)