Speaking Up For Those Who Can’t Hear The Music

Superstar tenor Placido Domingo is teaming up with the Vienna Philharmonic for a unique project designed to bring assistance to the hearing impaired in developing countries. “A key issue is some people’s reluctance to use a hearing-enhancing device for fear of appearing elderly or handicapped, or being ridiculed… Domingo and members of the Vienna orchestra were expected at a Carnegie Hall news conference on Tuesday to announce the new, non-profit Hear the World Foundation, based in Zurich, Switzerland.”