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Placido Domingo stars as Bajazet, with soprano Sara Coburn as Asteria, in Handel's Tamerlano. Karin Cooper/Washington National Opera hide caption

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Domingo Goes For Baroque In Handel's 'Tamerlano'

Placido Domingo takes on his 126th role: as Bajazet in Handel's taut drama Tamerlano..

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Placido Domingo stars as Bajazet, with soprano Sara Coburn as Asteria, in this production by Washington National Opera. Karin Cooper/Washington National Opera hide caption

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Semi-Historical Drama: Handel's 'Tamerlano' WDAV-FM

Placido Domingo takes on his 126th role, as Bajazet in Handel's taut drama, Tamerlano.

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