Two of the opera world’s most celebrated names will appear in concert together for the first time in the UK next summer, as Angela Gheorghiu and Plácido Domingo join forces for a spectacular celebration of song Plácido Domingo earned his place in opera’s history books with a stellar career spanning some fifty years. As an artist in his own right and as a member of The Three Tenors, he became one of the most revered names in classical music, winning countless accolades including nine Grammy Awards. He continues to cement his reputation to this day to audiences worldwide, both as an outstanding singer and more recently as a conductor. Right from the beginning, Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu’s calling as a global superstar was assured, and she has established herself as a brilliantly agile vocalist whose performances command attention from the very first note, with an enviable roll-call of lead roles in appearances at the world’s major opera venues and a string of best-selling recordings World-renowned for their individual talents, the combination of Gheorghiu and Domingo’s voices onstage will be an event not to be missed.
The O2 arena, visually typeset in branding as The O2 arena, is a multi-purpose indoor arena located at the centre of The O2, a large entertainment complex on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, United Kingdom. With a capacity of up to 23,000 depending on the event, it is one of the largest indoor arenas in Europe alongside the MEN Arena in Manchester, the Lanxess Arena in Cologne and the Belgrade Arena in Belgrade. In 2008, The O2 arena took the crown of the World's Busiest Arena from the MEN Arena, a title which it had held since 2001.