Moscow pays last respects to Hvorostovsky
The memorial ceremony for Dmitri Hvorostovsky, one of Russia's greatest opera singers, is taking place at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow.
Hvorostovsky passed away at the age of 55 in London on November 22, having succumbed to a brain tumor.
Hvorostovsky made his opera debut in "The Queen of Spades" by Dmitry Tchaikovsky in Nice in 1989. After that, he participated in renowned opera festivals such as the Royal Theater of Covent Garden (London, UK), the Metropolitan Opera (New York, USA), Paris Opera, Bavarian State Opera (Munich, Germany), La Scala (Milan, Italy), the Vienna State Opera and the Salzburg Festival.