Over the following four years, Domingo gains early experiences in numerous aspects of music and theatre


Over the following four years, Domingo:
• accompanied his mother in vocal recitals,
• sang high baritone roles in his parents’ zarzuela company,
• studied voice (especially interpretation) with the well-known baritone Carlo Morelli,
• sang a minor part (and assisted in coaching and conducting) in 185 performances of the first Mexican production of My Fair Lady,
• accompanied a young singer in her nightclub performances,
• alternated in the roles of Camillo and Danilo in over 170 performances of The Merry Widow,
• sang in The Redhead, another musical,
• played the piano for a touring ballet company,
• had his own music program on Mexico’s first cultural television station, Channel 11,
• took acting lessons,
• acted in and selected music for televised plays by Pirandello, Benavente, García Lorca, and Chekhov,
• trained a chorus for a special zarzuela season, and
• made Spanish-language arrangements of American pop songs and sometimes even sang in them.

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