A special Board will take one of the airports of the capital. Parting with Dmitri Hvorostovsky will be held in Moscow Monday, November 27. Memorial service will be held in the Concert hall named after Tchaikovsky.
Body of Opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who died November 22 in one of the clinics of London, delivered on Saturday evening in Moscow. Farewell to a star of a world Opera scene will take place on Monday, November 27. Fans of Dmitri Hvorostovsky will be able to say goodbye to him, coming to a Concert hall named after Tchaikovsky. A memorial service will begin at 10 o’clock in the morning. At its completion will follow the procedure of cremation.
According to the Testament of Dmitri Hvorostovsky, his ashes should be divided into two parts, one of which will be laid to rest in Moscow, the other in his homeland, in Krasnoyarsk. The urn containing the ashes of the late singer will be buried Tuesday at a cemetery in the capital.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky passed away after a long battle with cancer. Two and a half years ago, the famous baritone was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. The last time Dmitri appeared in public in June of this year at the Austrian festival Grafenegg. In October of this year the singer turned 55.
The death of Dmitri Hvorostovsky of life was a terrible blow not only for the family of the singer, but to millions of his fans all over the world. All these days people in social networks leave words of sympathy and support to relatives of Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Admirers of his talent bring flowers and candles to the ground, which was connected the name of a famous Opera singer.
The widow of singer Florence Illy has posted online a post of gratitude to all who supported her in these sad days. The woman also appealed to fans not to spend money on flowers and make donations to help those who need it.
“On behalf of all Hvorostovsky I would like to thank you for the love and support during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, we would like to offer a donation to a cancer research center in the UK,” wrote Florence Illi in the microblog.
It is possible that the woman will accompany the body of the deceased spouse, which will soon be delivered to Moscow by plane. As the representative of Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Russia Anna Ilyina in an interview with TASS, a special Board is expected in the capital at 19 PM Moscow time.