L.A. Opera Extends Domingo

L.A. Opera Extends Domingo
The Los Angeles Opera has announced a contract extension for nine-time GRAMMY and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner Plácido Domingo, who will continue as general director of the L.A. Opera through the 2012–2013 season. The contract contains a provision for automatic renewal thereafter by mutual consent. Domingo, who will be honored as the 2010 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in November, has served as general director of the L.A. Opera since 2003, and served as artistic advisor from 1986–2003. (9/21)

Karkwa Takes Polaris Music Prize
Montreal-based indie group Karkwa's Les Chemins De Verre was named the winner of the 2010 Polaris Music Prize. The honor recognizes the best Canadian album of the past year across all genres and includes a cash award of $19,400. Other artists nominated for the prize included Broken Social Scene, Caribou, Dan Mangan, Radio Radio, and Tegan And Sara. (9/21)
 

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