“Plácido Domingo had a medical certificate delivered to the Donizetti Opera Festival in Bergamo, where he was to sing the title role in the composer’s Belisario. Health problems would prevent his trip to Italy, it indicated, where he was also scheduled to conduct the Verdi Requiem.

“Pictured: 2020 Donizetti Festival Belisario artwork” [Musical America Worldwide, 13 November 2020]