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Opera star Placido Domingo does Mexico City concert

December 20, 2009 |  4:23 pm

Star tenor Placido Domingo regaled a crowd in frigid Mexico City with a weekend Christmas concert under the gilded iconic El Angel statue in a central part of the city.

Tens of thousands of people, by the city's count, crowded into the Angel plaza and along the central Paseo de la Reforma boulevard for half a mile to hear the free concert Saturday night.

In addition to operatic and Christmas classics, Domingo included a rendition of the Mexican oldie "Besame Mucho" in his performance.

You can watch a Milenio TV report of the concert here:  

-- Tracy Wilkinson in Mexico City