Jaho and Domingo Together in Spain
Albanian Daily News
Published November 25, 2017
The internationally known Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho will perform beside the world-famous tenor Placido Domingo on July 29 in the framework of Peraladas International Festival in Spain. They will perform together in ‘Thaïs’, a comédie lyrique in three acts and seven tableaux, by Jules Massenet to a French libretto by Louis Gallet, based on the novel ‘Thaïs’ by Anatole France. It was first performed at the Opéra Garnier in Paris on 16 March 1894, starring the American soprano Sibyl Sanderson, for whom Massenet had written the title role.
Jaho will play the role of the curtisan while Domingo that of the Athanael. The cast will also include artists like Michele Angelini, Jean Teitgen, Lidia Curtis and Elena Copons.