Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s return to the stage of the Metropolitan Opera was met with an historic reception in last Friday’s premiere of Il trovatore.
“It’s impossible to imagine a singer giving more than Mr. Hvorostovsky did on this night,” wrote The New York Times, which added that Dmitri gave “a gripping performance as Count di Luna. There was little need to take what he has been going through into account. His resplendent voice, with its distinctive mellow character and dusky veneer, sounded not at all compromised. He sang with Verdian lyricism, dramatic subtlety and, when called for, chilling intensity as the complex count.”Read More »