Dmitri Hvorostovsky To Be Honored At Zankel Hall

(Credit: Pavel Antonov)

On April 22, Talents of the World will honor Dmitri Hvorostovsky for his extraordinary career in a recital at Zankel Hall.

Talents of the World’s colleagues and friends, who often performed with Hvorostovsky, will all unite for a special evening. Among the soloists who will perform include Nino Surguladze, a leading mezzo in the world, Veronica Dzhioeva, a soloist at the Bolshoi Theater, and  Raúl Melo, a Metropolitan Opera soloist.

Other guest artists include  Junhan Choi and Giovanni Formisano, winners of Talents of the World International Competition, Oleksandr Kyreiev, and Olga Lisovskaya. The singers will be accompanied by pianists Victoria Ulanovskaya and Alexandra Naumenko.

The concert’s proceeds will go to organizations, seeking to find cure for children with cancer.

Hvorostovsky passed away on Nov.. 22,2018 leaving behind a legacy. He was beloved by many of his colleagues and sang at many of the great theaters around the world. His final recording was released this past year on Delos; it was his only recording of Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” one of his siganture roles.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

1 Comment on "Dmitri Hvorostovsky To Be Honored At Zankel Hall"

  1. The program at Carnegie Hall will include Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s favorite repertoire, spanning from opera, to operetta, to Russian romances and lighter genre. President and Founder of Talents of the World, David Gvinianidze, performed with Dmitri Hvorostovsky, when David was just a young singer, starting out his career at Moscow’s New Opera Theater, in the production of “Rigoletto”. Dmitri’s art, skill and personality had a great impact on David’s career. We include the famous Quartet from Rigoletto at the end of the first half. Performing Maddalena is Nino Surguladze, who sang regularly with Dmitri Hvorostovsky, and also recorded the role of Maddalena in the film, featuring Placido Domingo as Rigoletto.

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