The famous Opera singer, who bravely fought with cancer, died on 22 November in London. Today at the Novodevichy cemetery held the funeral procession, which was attended by relatives and friends of Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
On Tuesday, November 28, one of the urns with the ashes of Dmitri Hvorostovsky was buried at the Novodevichy cemetery in Moscow. Carry the famous Opera singer in the last path came more than a hundred people, including Iosif Kobzon, Larisa Dolina, Igor Krutoy, Iosif Prigozhin, Dmitry Dibrov, Pavel Astakhov and Deputy Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Alexander Zhuravsky.
Tomb Hvorostovskogo located close to sites where the rest of Georgy Zhukov, Leonid Utesov, Fazil Iskander, Mikhail Zharov, Bella Akhmadulina and Alexander Pochinok. Friends and colleagues operatic baritone brought their condolences to his relatives.
At the grave of Dmitri laid wreaths from the numerous admirers of his work, including from the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Igor Krutoy, as well as teams from the Bolshoi and Mariinsky theatres. The procession with a guard of honor was from the main entrance to the tomb, located near the site of the last refuge of Feodor Chaliapin.
Another capsule containing the ashes of the famous artist will arrive on Wednesday in his native Krasnoyarsk. Hvorostovsky wished to be buried in the two cities. Close artist executed his last will.
On the authoritative website of the award “Grammy” appeared information about the fact that Hvorostovsky was posthumously nominated. The artist fell into the category of “Best classical solo vocal album” with conductor Constantine Orbelian for the record “Sviridov: Russia Cast Adrift” (“Sviridov: Russia set sail”).
Yesterday in Moscow held a memorial service for Dmitry Hvorostovsky. Hundreds of people stand in long queues to bid farewell to the singer at the Concert hall named after Tchaikovsky. A closed casket with the body of a baritone buried in flowers from his fans. Music the farewell ceremony began arias performed by Hvorostovsky.
In Moscow said goodbye to Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Among those who came to pay their last tribute to Dmitry, was Iosif Kobzon, Sergei Shoigu, Vladimir Spivakov, Lev Leshchenko, Igor Krutoy, Gennady Zyuganov and Pavel Astakhov. They tried to support the family of Hvorostovsky, is experiencing a severe loss. The funeral service was broadcast on the website of the Moscow Conservatory, but after its completion, the representatives of cultural institutions deleted the video, explaining his action by the will of the relatives of the stars.
“And I’m still waiting for a text from Dima – he loved to send them, even with pictures. And I answered him I would always write, call, talk. And he immediately called back. We discussed everything, politics, life in the country, our personal, family… you Know, when someone from his family was hurt, he always advised, answer, hit her back. And when he is insulted, just laughed…” – recalled Astakhov goodbye baritone.