MOSCOW, LONDON, VIENNA, December 8. /TASS/. Singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky said that in the foreseeable future will not participate in Opera productions because of illness, he does not intend to suspend concert activity. The next concert with the participation of the artist will be held on 14 December on the stage of the Kremlin Palace in Moscow. This was reported on the official website of the singer.
“Dear friends, fans and colleagues, with great sadness I am forced to refuse participation in Opera productions in the foreseeable future. I had problems with balance due to my illness, so I’m pretty easy to act plays,” the appeal reads Hvorostovsky on his website.
the Singer adds that he will continue to give concerts and record new albums. “I will continue to give concerts and record new albums. Singing is my life! And I really want to bring joy to his fans around the world,” the website reported.
During a pause in the Opera career, Hvorostovsky hopes to focus on her health and treatment. “Thank you for the love, messages and wishes. Your support means a lot to me,” are available on the website of the words of the singer.
last month, London’s Covent garden has informed that Mr. Hvorostovsky will be released in the coming year on the stage, singing the role of count di Luna in Giuseppe Verdi’s Opera Il trovatore (“Trovatore Il”, “Il Trovatore”). His speech was scheduled for 26, 28, 31 January, and at 3, 6 and 9 February.
2 Dec management Dmitri Hvorostovsky has confirmed the cancellation of the debut of the singer at the Bolshoi theatre in the Opera of Giuseppe Verdi “don Carlos”, scheduled for 7 and 10 December. This was due to the doctor’s recommendations, it was noted on the website of the artist. While it said that the planned concerts Hvorostovsky in Moscow Kremlin Palace on December 14, in Petersburg BKZ “October” on December 18 in Krasnoyarsk on December 22 and in Yekaterinburg on 28 December.
in the Summer of 2015, Hvorostovsky was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Despite treatment, he continued speech. In particular, he was on tour in North America and performed at the Green theatre ENEA with the program “Songs of military years” in honor of Victory Day. The singer in late September, had to cancel a performance at the Wiener Staatsoper in a performance of “Simon Boccanegra”.
Vienna state Opera has accepted with regret the news of the intention of become almost native singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky to suspend participation in Opera productions because of illness. This was stated by Director of the Vienna Opera Dominique Meyer.
“a Few months Dmitry strenuously and bravely struggling with his disease, only recently it with full dedication and success well we have performed the role of Giorgio Germont in a performance of “La Traviata”, despite the fact that already treated. We understand that he will focus on your recovery. And wish him from my heart all the best,” – said in a statement Mayer.
As noted, while the changes do not affect the recital Hvorostovsky at the Vienna Opera house, scheduled for March 7, 2017, and Vienna will be pleased with the return of the great baritone to the stage.