People’s artist of Russia has died on 88-m to year of life. The sad event occurred on November 30. Relatives mourn the death of the famous artist who shone at the Bolshoi theatre.
Recently died 87-year-old people’s artist of Russia Alexey Maslennikov. He was one of the most famous Opera singers of the country, as well as Director of the Bolshoi theatre. The website of the cultural institutions, which the man spent more than 60 years of his life, reports that music star, died 30 November.
The funeral. will take place on 2 December in 12 hours. This happens in the Church of the Resurrection in Uspensky Vrazhek. The actor will be buried on Troekurov cemetery, a special bus will go there immediately after parting with singer.
People’s artist of Russia Vladimir Vinokur expressed in social media condolences on the passing of Alexei Dmitrievich.
“Died Alexey Maslennikov! My condolences to the family of the great Russian singer and actor! I bow my head. All your family pay homage and condolence” — shared in his microblog artist.
Alexey Maslennikov was born on 9 September 1929. A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory, he was hired by the Opera company of the Bolshoi theater in 1956. About thirty years Maslennikov was one of the leading soloists of the famous cultural institutions. Alex D. was a stand out not only thanks to the outstanding vocal data, critics have also noted his acting skills.
In my entire career, Maslennikov was engaged in over 40 different productions. Man sang Lensky in “Eugene Onegin”, the Holy Fool in “Boris Godunov”, Alfred in “La Traviata,” Faust in the eponymous Opera, Anatoliy “the Destiny of man.” The experts highly appreciated the talent of Alexei Dmitrievich.
In 1985 Maslennikov ceased to perform at the Bolshoi theatre as a singer. From this point, the artist became the Director. Among his most famous works, a new reading of “Mozart and Salieri” by Rimsky-Korsakov. Premiere Maslennikov took place in 1999. By the way, Alex D. was one of the best interpreters of the role of Mozart.
“I’m glad that in the theater there is a man like Alexei Dmitriyevich Maslennikov, “the last of the Mohicans,” the carrier of the great artistic traditions of the wonderful musician, a great artist!” — wrote the people’s artist of the USSR Makvala Kasrashvili.