Simon Boccanegra in Salzburg

It’s an inescapable reference. Among the myriad “Viva Genova!” tweets the Genovese populace shared celebrating its new doge, the pirate Simon Boccanegra, one stood out — “Make Genoa Great Again!”…

Picture Perfect — Pl·cido Domingo as Simon Boccanegra, Royal Opera

Pl·cido Domingo isn’t a tenor, a baritone or even a singer. He’s a phenomenon. Dozens stood by the stage door at the Royal Opera House to greet him with bouquets.