Information about the death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky denied
In the night of Wednesday, October 11, it was reported that the famous Opera singer Dmitry Hvorostovsky died at the age of 54 years. The artist has long grapple with serious oncological disease. Fortunately, later this information was refuted by the wife of the singer.
Hvorostovsky was born in Krasnoyarsk. He graduated from the Krasnoyarsk pedagogical College named after A. M. Gorky and the Krasnoyarsk Institute of arts. In 1985-1990, he was a soloist of the Krasnoyarsk state Opera and ballet theatre.
After the victory in 1989 in the International competition of Opera singers in Cardiff received invitations to speak and work in the best Opera theatres of the world: Royal Opera house, Covent garden (London), La Scala (Milan), Metropolitan Opera (new York), Mariinsky theatre of St. Petersburg, the Moscow theatre “New Opera” and others. Since 1994 he lived in London.
About the illness of the singer became known in June 2015, when he was forced to cancel several concerts. Dmitry completed the course of treatment, and then again returned to the stage after a couple of months.
However, in the fall of 2016, the artist was again forced to undergo chemotherapy. He canceled his performance in the play “Simon Boccanegra”, the premiere of which was scheduled for September 30 at the Staatsoper. Coming out of the clinic, the singer performed in his birthday on the stage of the Old Opera in Frankfurt, but the doctors forbade him to participate on 7 and 10 December at the Bolshoi theatre in the play “don Carlos”.
27 may 2017, Hvorostovsky has performed at a concert in St. Petersburg, devoted to the city Day on June 2 with an injured shoulder made in the Big concert hall of Krasnoyarsk, after which the artist was priviege the title of honorary citizen of the Krasnoyarsk territory.