Placido Domingo: performs at the Greek Theater in Berkeley on Sept. 7. Photo: Richard Haughton
Placido Domingo: performs at the Greek Theater in Berkeley on Sept. 7. Photo: Richard Haughton

The great tenor Placido Domingo is performing at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Saturday September 7, and, thanks to Another Planet Entertainment, Berkeleyside is delighted to be able to offer our readers two pairs of free tickets (regular individual ticket price is $425).

For a chance to win one pair of tickets, simply email us at with the answers to the following three questions, by 8pm today, Friday Aug. 23:

1. What nationality is Placido Domingo?
2. In which city was he born?
3. Which musical instrument does he play?

Be sure to put “Placido Domingo tickets” in the subject headline.

The draw will be done on Monday Aug. 26, and the winners will be notified shortly thereafter.

Domingo, 73, who has been called “the greatest operatic artist of modern times,” is also a respected conductor, and is the General Director of Los Angeles Opera and Washington National Opera.

His vocal repertoire encompasses 140 stage roles, and he has made more than 100 recordings of complete operas. He is known for his collaboration with José Carreras and the late Luciano Pavarotti as the Three Tenors, who performed with enormous success all over the world.

In Berkeley, he will appear with guests Angel Joy Blue, Micäela Oeste and Eugene Kohn, as well as with the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra.

Employees of Berkeleyside and Another Planet Entertainment are not eligible to participate. Normal competition rules apply.

For information on the Placido Domingo Berkeley concert, visit Another Planet Entertainment.

To find out about events in Berkeley and nearby, visit Berkeleyside’s Events Calendar. And check outUncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas, which is being produced by Berkeleyside, and takes place on Oct. 25-26. Get your tickets here.

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Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...