Placido Domingo Resigns as General Director of LA Opera in Wake of Sexual Harassment Investigation


Opera legend Placido Domingo has announced he was resigning from his role as general director of the LA opera is KCRW's Kaylee wells reports the seventy eight year old superstar has been facing sexual harassment accusations brought by more than a dozen women in a statement to mingle says the accusations have compromised his ability to do his job and that it's in the best interest of the LA opera for him to step down while he continues working to clear his name. more than a dozen women have accused him of unwanted groping throughout his long career those women say they believe in their careers would be threatened if they didn't accept his sexual advances now he's resigning as general director of the LA opera in canceling any future performances he was slated to star in a production next year last week to mingle cancel his performance of Macbeth at new York's Metropolitan Opera the met and performance halls in Dallas San Francisco and Philadelphia have all rescinded their invitations for him to perform the only opera call Domingo's contributions to the region's cultural life quote unprecedented and

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