The resonance chamber of Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo is famous opera singer and is known for his role in the group ‘The Three Tenors.’ The Three Tenors are Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti.
Plácido Domingo was named, “the King of Opera,” and is one of the most famous tenors of all time. He first studied piano and conducting music before he started his vocal career. His pharyngeal cavity is slightly oversized, which he holds direct and meticulous control over. Throughout the years he has shown extreme care for his throat and dedication to his music career. His voice has an extraordinary smooth rich lower register in his late age, but actually when he started his vocal career he was primarily a baritone. But early on many people suggested to him that his put his focus into singing tenor, because that’s what his voice seemed suited for. Although, he has proved throughout his career that his range is wide which allows him to go from one style to another. He has currently accepted roles singing both tenor and baritone. Plácido Domingo shows that quality and control of the voice hold a high value, and that is what vocalists genuinely strive to achieve.

Below shows a visual comparison of the condition of the throat between when he is not singing(A) and when he is singing (B)
Note: His throat is expanding over the collar when he is singing. His amazing voice is produced in the pharyngeal cavity.

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