Placido Domingo

Domingo Receives Birgit Nilsson Award

At a ceremony Tuesday evening at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, the world renowned opera singer Placido Domingo was awarded the first ever Birgit Nilsson Prize. 

The Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf presented the award to the very emotional winner at the stage where Birgit Nilsson first ever made her debut.

The prize money is one million US Dollars making it the largest prize in classical music.

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