Fabulous Friday - - RIP Dmitri Hvorostovsky

November 24, 2017

I was so heartbroken to hear about the death of Siberian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky.  He was only 55, and had been up front about his brain tumor.  I feel so lucky to have heard him the handful of times I did at the Met, always in Verdi, his favorite composer.  I'd never heard such luscious, rich, Italianate singing.  He was a real treasure and the opera world won't be the same without him.

 

I'll share a video of the first I heard of him, from a Met broadcast of Tchaikovsky's *The Queen of Spades.*  He played the prince, and dear Lord, what a gorgeous voice.

 

 

 

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