Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Dmitry Hvorostovsky returns to stage on September 25

Dmitry Hvorostovsky in Il Trovatore and the Anvil Chorus
Dmitry Hvorostovsky makes his return to the stage on September 25th in the Met's Il Trovatore  after being treated for brain cancer in London. He'll be joined by Anna Netrebko as the heroine Leonora, Dolora Zajick as the gypsy Azucena, Yonghoon Lee as Manrico and Štefan Kocán as Ferrando. He'll perform through February 13th when he'll be replaced by Vitaliy Bilyy for the remaining performances. Tickets and additional cast information is available online.
Dmitry Hvorostovsky in Il Trovatore
The October 3 performance will launch the tenth season of the Met’s Live in HD series when it is transmitted to more than 2,000 movie theaters in 70 countries around the world.  Hvorostovsky has sung Count di Luna in two previous seasons at the Met, including the premiere of  David McVicar’s staging. He made his Met debut in 1995 as Yeletsky in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades. Since then, he has sung over 170 performances with the company including Verdi roles such as Anckarström in Un Ballo in Maschera, Rodrigo in Don Carlo, the title role in Rigoletto, Germont in La Traviata, and Don Carlo in Ernani.

Later this season, he will sing a recital at Carnegie Hall and star as the title character in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden.

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