Opera star pulls out of Ja­pan date

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - WORLD NEWS -

Opera star Placido Domingo has de­cided not to per­form at a pre-Olympics cul­tural event in Ja­pan, ac­cord­ing to the Tokyo games or­gan­is­ing com­mit­tee.

The event sched­uled for April is meant to bring to­gether opera and tra­di­tional Ja­panese Kabuki the­atre.

Nei­ther Domingo nor the or­gan­is­ers men­tioned sex­ual ha­rass­ment al­le­ga­tions against him in re­la­tion to his de­ci­sion. The As­so­ci­ated Press re­ported in Au­gust on ex­ten­sive sex­ual ha­rass­ment al­le­ga­tions against Domingo from decades ago.

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