Placido Domingo visit Teatro Amazonas and reveals: "My dream is to return to sing"The musician revealed plans to return to the capital of Amazonas.
One of the most important names in international song lyric, tenor Placido Domingo visited the Teatro Amazonas Sunday, 28 of August, before leaving Manaus bound for Dubai, in the UAE, which will continue its tour schedule. In the capital of Amazonas since last Thursday to participate in the Amazon Live, Rock in Rio event that raises the banner of environmental preservation, the musician revealed plans to return to the city. "My dream is to return to singing. Once you have stepped for the first time in this place, (I want) can come to sing and direct an opera ", he said.
In the visit to the side of his wife and his group of musicians, tenor made photos and sang on stage a small excerpt from the opera "O Guarani", Brazilian composer Carlos Gomes. Accompanied by maestro Marcelo de Jesus, coordinator of Artistic Bodies of the Secretary of State for Culture, Placido asked, all or time, technical and historical details about the Teatro Amazonas. "It's a thrill to be in this theater so precious, so wonderful, in which I should have sung for almost twenty years. I do not know when, but we have to look for a moment and something very special (for a show at the Theatre)”, commented.
Placido is the third of the "Three Tenors" to know the Teatro Amazonas. O trio, still, by José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti revolutionized the presence of classical music on the international music market from the decade of 1990. "The Placido Domingo is perhaps the last great Pearl song lyric. All are great, unfortunately, leaving us and this generation is very important because it was the one that opened the market of classical music ", He said the maestro Marcelo de Jesus.
Carreras performed at the reopening of the Teatro Amazonas, in 1997. Pavarotti was soon after in an informal visit, during air connection in Manaus. Present at the visit of the three tenors of the Teatro Amazonas, the maid Nilda Veras, employee of the theater there 23 years, It was called by Plácido for a photo. The singer heard the story of the maid and asked his staff to look for it.
"For me it was a great honor to take this photo. Working as a maid theater is a great honor. It is the third time I know such an important person of international music. This year our full theater 120 years and, for me, he come and see me to take a picture was a great emotion ", said Nilda, in tears.
On Saturday night, 27 of August, Placido Domingo sang accompanied by Amazon and Amazon Philharmonic Choir on a raft in sheet format mounted on the Black River to the Amazon Live. new experience in the tenor's career, the presentation in the middle of the Amazon forest was defined as exciting and helped to make a good impression of the Amazon. "It's amazing to be here where the Rio Negro and the Amazon unite, this immensity. I can not imagine. It is a unique wealth that this country has ".
Plácido took the opportunity to advocate the importance of the event and the need to fight for the preservation of the environment. "The human unconscious is ending with nature and we hope that after this concert have motivated to plant many trees", commented. With the project, but of 3 million native tree seedlings were planted.
Accompanied Placido Domingo in the visit to the Teatro Amazonas, a soprano Ana Maria Martinez, Pablo Sainz Villegas or guitar maestro Eugene Kohn and or.