«Heavy loss»: Putin sends condolences in connection with death of Hvorostovsky

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite in photobacteria singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Archival photo«Heavy loss»: Putin sends condolences in connection with death of Hvorostovsky© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Mackinderite the image Bank

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences in connection with death of people’s artist, Opera singer Dmitry Hvorostovsky.

Hvorostovsky died Wednesday at the age of 55 years after a prolonged illness. In 2015, the artist revealed that she was suffering from a brain tumor.

«The President deep condolences to the family and friends and all admirers of talent of Dmitri Hvorostovsky, who, unfortunately, passed away. The President is a big admirer of Hvorostovsky. In General, we believe it is not only a heritage of Russian culture and world culture», — said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.

He also noted that in the near future, Putin sent a telegram of condolences to the family and friends of Hvorostovsky.

«The great Russian singer»

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev also expressed his sincere condolences in connection with death of Hvorostovsky, who was named the great Russian singer, whose talent belonged to all who were fortunate enough to hear his unique voice.

«Today was not the Dmitri Hvorostovsky — bright, talented, absolutely unique Opera singer. This is a tragic loss for Russian and world culture, for family and friends and for millions of people. After all, his rare gift belonged to each person on the planet, those who are fortunate enough to hear his unique voice,» — said in a telegram published on the website of the Cabinet.

The Prime Minister noted that music was life Hvorostovsky, and «even being terminally ill, he always found the strength and courage to go on stage to sing». Medvedev recalled that the last concert of the Opera singer gave the second of June in his native Krasnoyarsk.

«His voice was overcoming borders and distances, causing the emotions of listeners around the world. Dmitri Hvorostovsky was waiting for the best theatrical venues. But no matter where he played, he always remained a great Russian singer. So he will live on in our memories, in the hearts of millions of fans,» the telegram reads.

«The outstanding baritone of our time»

The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky said that deeply shocked by the news of the death of national artist. He also said that the demise of Hvorostovsky loss for Russian culture.

«Dmitry Alexandrovich was considered to be one of the leading baritones of our time, amazing vocal talent and skill which applauded the largest halls in the world. This success was a result of his tremendous hard work, sincerity towards the audience, boundless desire to give them their creativity. For foreign public many of the works of the Russian classical Opera has a new open is performed Hvorostovsky», — the telegram says Medina.

The Minister also stressed that the Opera singer has always remembered his roots and regularly gave concerts in his native Krasnoyarsk and other cities of Russia. He also noted that Hvorostovsky paid much attention to support of young talents and continued to do charity work, despite the need to deal with a serious illness.

«Ask relatives, colleagues, and all admirers of Dmitry Aleksandrovich Hvorostovsky to accept the words of sympathy and participation.A good memory of him will remain forever in our hearts», — concluded the Minister.In particular, the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich called the death of singer «irreparable loss».

«We lost a great entertainer and patriot of Russia», — he said.
Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said that Hvorostovsky had a unique talent and a huge creative force. According to her, the performances of the singer will remain forever in the Golden Fund of musical art

Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin, in turn, said that Hvorostovsky has made a great contribution to the Opera art. The politician also expressed condolences to the families and friends of people’s artist.

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