The Russian baritone, who died last week, has received a posthumous nomination for his recording of Georgy Sviridov’s song cycle, ‘Russia Cast Adrift’. The nomination is for Best Classical Solo Vocal Album.
A four-performance run of the great choral work has been dedicated to the memory of the Russian baritone, a beloved Met artist who died on Wednesday.
This was the Russian baritone’s breakthrough moment at the finals of the 1989 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Irresistible. And not quite 27 years old. What we lost in Dmitri Hvorostovsky. And a new video, released this weekend by the ROH:
Dmitri Hvorostovsky care of his personal web site The great baritone Dmiti Hvorostovsky died on November 21 at 55. He had announced in 2015 that he was being treated for brain cancer. He was able to make some opera and recital appearances...Show More Summary
At the Berlin Philharmonie last night the singers Rolando Villazon and Ildar Abdrazakov came on stage just before 8pm to dedicate their performance in memory of Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Ildar’s close friend. A minute’s silence was observed before the concert began. The Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava has joined the two singers on a European tour. Tonight […]
Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55.
For all who wish to express sympathy and perpetuate the memory of a great singer and human being, Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s family have issued the following message: The Hvorostovsky family would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, they suggest that donations be made […]
The Welsh baritone, rehearsing Falstaff with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, tweets this morning: RIP. To the king of the 1989 Cardiff singer of the world. He certainly inspired us all to pull our socks up. Confident, crazy, talented, caring man. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Bryn was the red-hot favourite to win […]
World-famous Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky died on Wednesday in London following a long illness, according to announcements on his Facebook page and by the Vienna State Opera. He was 55. "This is a very, very sad day for all of us... Show More Summary
Dmitri Horostovsky, a singer possessed of a penetrating baritone as deep as his Siberian soul, along with matinee-idol looks that made him a star beyond the classical-music world, died Wednesday. He was 55 and had waged a heart-breaking battle with brain cancer since revealing his illness in June 2015. Show More Summary
The celebrated baritone, who suffered from a brain tumor, dazzled audiences around the world.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, a Russian baritone who was one of the most celebrated opera singers of the modern era, dazzling audiences with a voice that was by turns brooding and delicate, died Wednesday near his home in London. He was 55. His death was confirmed by his office in a statement. Show More Summary
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, the Russian baritone known for his velvety voice, dashing looks and shock of flowing white hair, died Wednesday at a hospice near his home in London, several years after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He was 55. Called "the Elvis of Opera" and the "Siberian Express" by...
The Kremlin has issued this statement: The president extends his deepest condolences to the relatives and friends and all admirers of talent of Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who passed away today. ‘In general, we believe he is the heritage of both our domestic culture and global culture. This is a very grievous loss.’ Two months ago, Putin […]
Beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky, among the most prominent opera singers of his generation, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 55. Diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2015, Hvorostovsky had all but given up live performances. In June, the Vienna State Opera announced that...
"A favorite of audiences thanks to his alluring voice and heartthrob presence, Mr. Hvorostovsky cut a striking figure, his trim 6-foot-1 frame topped by a mane of prematurely white hair. He also had a compelling personal story: He escaped the street-gang life as a teenager in a grim Siberian city, found his talent there despite […]
The heartbreaking news of the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky has been confirmed.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky Photo: Pavel Antonov Tragic news on St Cecilia's Day: the Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has died at the age of 55 after a long battle with a brain tumour. His office has issued a statement saying that the singer...Show More Summary
Reports coming from the Russian FSB allege that Yulia Kulakova, director general of the Krasnoyarsk Krai Philharmonic, has admitted to embezzling orchestra funds by leasing out equipment for a cancelled Dmitri Hvorostovksy concert and pocketing the income. Read more here. Criminal charges in Putin’s Russia are sometimes used to break political dissidents.