All the Rage: ‘Otello,’ ‘Die Walkure’ and Pianists Par Excellence

By Tim Page [Washington Post, 11 February 2007]
Placido Domingo continues to astound. The tenor is now 66 and still adding roles to his repertory (he recently agreed to take on the baritone role in Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra”). Happily for Washington, we are going to have a second chance to hear Domingo in a role he has sung here before — that of Siegmund in Wagner’s “Die Walkure.”