Hvorostovsky will perform in Covent garden in the production of " masquerade "
Maria Tobacco. Famous Russian singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky will perform on the stage of London's Royal Opera and ballet theatre in a new production of the Opera of Giuseppe Verdi's " a masked Ball ".
Hvorostovsky will be performing the role of Renato, the role of Ricardo and Amelia belong to a native of Malta Joseph, Kallai and Ukrainian Lyudmila Monastery. Creator productions - German Director Katharina Volume conductor Daniel Oren. The premiere performances will take place on 18 December.
The original concept of the " masquerade " was based on real events - the murder in Stockholm on the masquerade of the Swedish king Gustav III. But shortly before the premiere was the assassination attempt on Napoleon III, after which the authorities, fearing unrest, demanded to be adjusted in the plot. Verdi took the action in Boston in the 17th century. Catarina Volume, for its part, reinterpreted the work, placing the characters in the Central European context and in the period preceding the First world war.
While Joseph Calleja will act as Riccardo on the stage of Covent garden for the first time, for Dmitri Hvorostovsky party Renato usual. He sang it and at the Royal Opera and ballet, and the Metropolitan Opera, the Berlin state Opera.
Hvorostovsky is often in Covent garden. Not so long ago He appeared on the stage of the famous theatre in the role of Giorgio Germont in La Traviata.