The return of the famous baritone took place in New York “Metropolitan Opera” on Friday evening. In the opera of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Il Trovatore” Dmitri Hvorostovsky sang the title role again – Count di Luna. And together with other Russian opera prima – Anna Netrebko, first sung Leonore game.
Rehearsals Dmitri Hvorostovsky has resumed on September 9 after completed treatment for severe cancer – brain tumors. In June, the singer became ill: it is constantly tormented by headaches and fainting occurred. He underwent a medical examination in London, where she has lived for a long time. Doctors ascertained “brain tumor” and plan a course of treatment, but it is strongly recommended to give up exercise. Therefore, June 24 Dmitri Hvorostovsky reported that “forced to cancel all performances until the end of August.” Adding that his “voice data is normal” and that he himself “optimistic” …
The first course of radiation treatment was successful, within a certain timeline, and in the beginning of September Dmitri Hvorostovsky flew to New York. A September 25 took to the stage in “Il Trovatore”. The hall was sold out, and when after the performance performers under the ovation came back to bow to the audience, his feet Hvorostovsky threw an armful of roses … After two more performances scheduled for 29 September and 3 October, the opera singer will return to London for further treatment.
At the same time he Hvorostovsky is trying not to comment on the progress of treatment, and its representatives were limited to the phrase “sense of balance Dmitri several injured, though his voice and vocal abilities are normal.” The course will be continued in October, because of what the singer has canceled this month, their participation in the opera “Eugene Onegin” (also on the stage of “Metropolitan Opera”).
It is not clear whether Hvorostovsky fly and Sochi, the international competition of young singers “New Wave”. Organizers report that it could happen at the close of October 11. And the official announcement that this statement is also canceled yet … Although the site visit of Dmitri Hvorostovsky on “New Wave” is not listed in the schedule.
But there is information that the opera singer intends to fly home at the end of October – for To make a double program “Hvorostovsky and friends.” He will perform famous arias. Some of them – this time in a duet with the mezzo-soprano Elina Garanca. And with a symphony orchestra conducted by Constantine Orbelian. It is expected that among the guests-friends will Orchestra of the Moscow theater “Novaya Opera” named Yevgeny Kolobov.
The official agent of the actor confirmed that these actions take place: first, on September 29 in the State Kremlin Palace, and then, 2 November in the hall “October” in St. Petersburg. Well, already November 5 appointed a concert in Minsk, in the Palace of the Republic.
Then at Hvorostovsky again planned a big break in the speeches, even before the end of December …
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