Russian Opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, this year because of illness cancel several concerts, June 2, performed in the Great concert hall of Krasnoyarsk – his hometown. The speech was very emotional, considering the fact that the singer came out to the public injury.


photo: Lily Sharlovskoe

On 27 may Hvorostovsky has appeared in the St. Petersburg performance, dedicated to the city Day. As he wrote later media, then he injured his shoulder – an additional blow to the health of the 54-year-old actor, who recently periodically undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. In Moscow the doctors put him fixing the bandage. With her he came on the scene in his hometown.

Hvorostovsky accompanied by the Krasnoyarsk academic Symphony orchestra in the first part she performed an Aria from the Opera the Demon, Rubinstein, a Cavatina from the Opera Aleko by Rachmaninoff. Despite the injury, the singer was kept brilliantly, noted Krasnoyarsk “City news” . Each output of the famous countryman hall met with a standing ovation.

“At the end of the concert it became clear, what he is worth. “I had to come back. Because I love you because it’s my hometown,” said Dmitry and cried. He couldn’t go for an Encore. That is the only time in his career when it was not necessary. He made the concert more than I could,” – wrote in Facebook the journalist TVK-6 Vadim Vostrov.

After the concert Hvorostovsky was solemnly awarded the title of Honorary citizen of the Krasnoyarsk territory.

– Thank you for this award, for respect, for love, – appealed to the audience a folk artist. – Performances keeps me going… bye!