Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s latest studio album, The Bells of Dawn, is now available for purchase and download worldwide. The Siberian baritone’s third release with Ondine focuses on Russian folk songs and sacred works, highlighted by Georgy Sviridov’s striking title track. Dmitri is joined by the Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing” and conductor Lev Kontorovich.
New album now available
Opening the Opéra National de Paris season with La traviata
Fall with Verdi in Paris, concerts in Russia, recital in London
On September 8, Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as Giorgio Germont in the Opéra National de Paris’s production of La traviata, which opens the company’s 2014-15 season. Singing the first performances of his own opera and concert season, Dmitri reprises his signature role of Verdi’s paterfamilias in an interpretation directed by Benoît Jacquot and conducted by Dan Ettinger.
Continuing through September 24, the performances also star Ermonela Jaho as Violetta and Francesco Meli as Alfredo.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky begins his 2014-15 performance season in Paris when he sings Giorgio Germont in Verdi’s La traviata. The Siberian baritone was described as “touching in the extreme” by The Guardian for his recent account of this signature role in London. At the Opéra National de Paris, Dmitri stars opposite Ermonela Jaho as Violetta and Francesco Meli as Alfredo. Dan Ettinger conducts performances that run from September 8 to 24.
The beginning of September also sees the release of Dmitri’s new album, The Bells of Dawn, a collection of Russian sacred and folk songs, on Ondine. The Bells of Dawn is released in the United Kingdom on September 1, in Germany on September 8, and in the United States on September 9.Read More »