Cancer survivor Placido Domingo to perform at Proms

Thursday April 22, 2010

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will be one of the highlights at this year's BBC Proms.

The 69-year-old, who recently had surgery for colon cancer, will perform Verdi's opera Simon Boccanegra at the annual event.

New Time Lord Matt Smith will also be making an appearance as part of the Doctor Who Prom, which returns after its successful debut in 2008.

Another highlight of this year's season - which runs from  July 16 to September 11  - includes Jamie Cullum performing in concert.

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