A return to Covent Garden for La traviata at the Royal Opera House

Published Sunday, April 6, 2014

Following his acclaimed concert and recital tour this winter, which  comprised of 21 performances in 21 cities, Dmitri Hvorostovsky returns to the opera stage for a revival of Richard Eyre’s production of La traviata at the Royal Opera House. Dmitri reprises his signature role of Giorgio Germont, the father of headstrong young lover Alfredo, here  sung by Francesco Demuro. The two star opposite Diana Damrau as Violetta, Verdi’s eponymous fallen woman and Dan Ettinger conducts.  

Dmitri is first heard in this run of Traviata in a sold-out performance on April 19. While his closing night in the show on May 3 is also sold-out, tickets still remain for April  21, 24, 26, and 30. For more information, click here.  

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Dmitri Hvorostovksy headlines a new production of Un ballo in maschera at the Royal Opera House

Published Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Dmitri Hvorostovsky will return to the Royal Opera House in its 2014-15 season to star in a new production of Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera. As Renato, Dmitri headlines a cast that also features Joseph Calleja as Riccardo and Liudmyla Monastyrska as Amelia in a new production directed by Katharina Thoma. Daniel Oren conducts. Performances take place from December 18 to January 17.

The ROH’s announcement comes weeks before Dmitri’s return to Covent Garden this month for La traviata, in which he sings Giorgio Germont alongside Diana Damrau as Violetta and Francesco Demuro as Alfredo.

Dmitri stars in Don Carlo and La traviata at the Wiener Staatsoper in 2014-15

Published Thursday, March 27, 2014

Following an acclaimed role debut as Iago last September in Verdi’s Otello and a Liederabend with Ivari Ilja Dmitri Hvorostovsky given earlier this week, Dmitri Hvorostovsky returns to the Wiener Staatsoper next year as part of the company’s recently-announced 2014-15 season.

The Siberian baritone appears in two of his signature Verdi roles with the company, and can first be heard in February as Rodrigo in Don Carlo. Dmitri stars opposite Ramón Vargas in the title role, Anja Harteros as Elisabeth de Valois, and Ferruccio Furlanetto as Filippo II. Marco Armiliato conducts the production, directed by Daniele Abbado. The next month, Dmitri reprises his much-lauded interpretation of Giorgio Germont in Jean-François Sivadier’s La traviata in which he stars opposite Stephen Costello as his son, Alfredo, and Marina Rebeka as Violetta. Dan Ettinger conducts.

Dmitri gives two Austrian recitals in Vienna and Graz

Published Friday, March 21, 2014

Concluding his 2014 tour of 21 concerts in 21 cities, Dmitri Hvorostovsky appears in recital with longtime partner Ivari Ilja in Austria on March 25 and 28. The first of the two performances takes place at Vienna’s famed Staatsoper, where Dmitri was last heard in his role debut as Iago in Verdi’s Otello last fall. The Siberian baritone then heads to Graz to reprise his program of Rachmaninoff, Medtner, Liszt, and Tchaikovsky at the Musikverein.

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