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Dmitri Hvorostovsky - Portrait


Release Date: 05/16/2006 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 000639802   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGaetano DonizettiVincenzo BelliniPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Dmitri HvorostovskyOlga BorodinaOleg BoshniakovichMikhail Arkadiev
Conductor:  Valery GergievIon MarinPatrick SummersSir Neville Marriner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraKirov Theater Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“Dmitri Hvorostovsky is one of the finest singers we have, whether in opera, in song, or in oratorio.” — Opera Today

Dmitri Hvorostovsky is one of the leading representatives of a generation of Russian singers who, unlike their immediate predecessors, have been able to establish themselves as international stars. This retrospective commemorates Hvorostovsky’s great recordings for Philips Classics.
“Dmitri Hvorostovsky is one of the finest singers we have, whether in opera, in song, or in oratorio.” — Opera Today

Dmitri Hvorostovsky is one of the leading representatives of a generation of Russian singers who, unlike their immediate predecessors, have been able to establish themselves as international stars. This retrospective commemorates Hvorostovsky’s great recordings for Philips Classics.
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Works on This Recording

1.
La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
Il trovatore: Il balen del suo sorriso by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3.
Don Carlos: Per me giunto...Io morrò, ma lieto in core by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
Length: 8 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Son io, mio Carlo". 
4.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Come Paride by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Cruda, funesta smania...La pietade by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Naples, Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
I puritani: Or dove fuggo io mai by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with "Ah! Per sempre io ti perdei". 
7.
Don Pasquale: Bella siccome un angelo by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Can this really be Tatiana? by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
9.
Iolanta, Op. 69: Duke Robert's Aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1994 
Language: Russian 
10.
Sadko: Beautiful city! by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1993 
Venue:  St. Petersburg, Russia 
Length: 5 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
11.
Tsar's Bride: Gryaznoy's Aria by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1993 
Venue:  Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
12.
Tsar's Bride: What do you want...It seems you no longer love by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Patrick Summers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
13.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Frondi levere e belle..." 
14.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Language: Italian 
15.
Tito Manlio, RV 738: Se il cor guerriero by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1719; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Jonathan Papp. 
16.
Selve amiche by Antonio Caldara
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Julian Reynolds. 
17.
Caro mio ben by Tommaso Giordani
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Classical 
Date of Recording: 01/1997 
Venue:  Henry Wood Hall, London, England 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Sir Neville Marriner. 
18.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 4, Sing not to me, beautiful maiden by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Oleg Boshniakovich (Piano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1990 
Venue:  London 
Length: 4 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
19.
Songs (6), Op. 4: no 3, In the silence of the night by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Oleg Boshniakovich (Piano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1990 
Venue:  London 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
20.
Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Oleg Boshniakovich (Piano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1990 
Venue:  London 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: German 
21.
Songs (6), Op. 38: no 4, O, if only you could for one moment by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Mikhail Arkadiev (Piano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1993 
Venue:  The Hit Factory, London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
22.
Songs (6), Op. 73: no 6, Again, as before, alone by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Oleg Boshniakovich (Piano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Russia 
Date of Recording: 07/1990 
Venue:  London 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
23.
Songs and dances of death by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1877; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1993 
Venue:  The Marrinsky Theater, St. Petersburg 
Length: 18 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: Arranger: Dmitri Shostakovich. 
24.
Russia's War - Blood upon the snow: Tears by Stanislas Syrewicz
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sergei Skripka
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Russian State Symphony Orchestra of Cinematography,  The Chorus Of The Red Army
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Moscow, Russia 
25.
The little box is full by Traditional
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nikolai Kalinin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1991 
Venue:  Moscow, Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
26.
Elegia by Traditional
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nikolai Kalinin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1991 
Venue:  Moscow, Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
27.
Dark Eyes by Anonymous
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nikolai Kalinin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 06/1991 
Venue:  Moscow, Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
28.
Kalinka by Traditional
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Nikolai Korniev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Petersburg Chamber Choir
Written: Russia 
Date of Recording: 05/1996 
Venue:  State Academic Capella, St. Petersburg 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
Notes: Arranger: Fyodor Kozlov. 
29.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/1992 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
30.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: You wrote to me... "Onegin's Aria" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
31.
The demon: In the ocean of the heavens "Demon's Romance" by Anton Rubinstein
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/1993 
Venue:  Mariinsky Theater, St. Petersburg 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Russian 
32.
Queen of Spades, Op. 68: I love you beyond all measure [Yeletsky's Aria] by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Date of Recording: 02/1990 
Venue:  Rotterdam, The Netherlands 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Russian 

Sound Samples

La traviata / Act 2: "Di Provenza il mar, il suol"
Il Trovatore - Act 2: "Il balen del suo sorriso" - "Qual suono! o ciel!"
Don Carlo: "Per me guinto - O Carlo ascolta"
Il barbiere di Siviglia / Act 1: No.2 Cavatina: "Largo al factotum"
L'elisir d'amore / Act 1: "Come Paride vezzoso"
Lucia di Lammermoor / Act 1: "Cruda, funesta smania"
I Puritani / Act 1: Or dove fuggo mai?..Ah! per sempre io ti perdei
Don Pasquale / Act 1: "Bella siccome un angelo"
Eugene Onegin / Act 1: "Vi mnye pisali" - "Kogda bi zhizn domashnim krugom"
Eugene Onegin / Act 3: "Uzhel ta samaya Tatyana" - "Uvi, somnyenya nyet"
Pique Dame (Pikovaya Dama) / Act 2: "Vy tak pechalny"
Iolanta Op.69: "Kto mozhet sravnitsa"
The Demon: "Na vazdushnam akeane"
Sadko - Tableau 4: "Gorat kamennyj, garadam fsem mat'
The Tsar's Bride: "S uma neydot krasavitsa"
The Tsar's Bride / Act 1: "Zachem ty"
Serse - Act 1: "Frondi tenere e belle...Ombra mai fù"
Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Euridice) - Act 3: Aria: "Che farò senza Euridice?"
Tito Manlio-pasticcio, RV 778 - Arr. Jonathan Papp: Se il cor guerriero
Selve Amiche
Caro Mio Ben
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne, Op.4, No.4
V molchani nochi taynoy, Op.4, No.3
None but the Lonely Heart, Op.6, No.6 (Nyet, tolko tot, kto znal)
Oh, if you could only, Op.38, No.4
Once Again, Like Before, I Am Alone, Op.73, No.6 (Snova, kak pryezhdye)
Songs and Dances of Death - Orch. D. Shostakovitch: 1. Lullaby: "Kalybel'naja"
Songs and Dances of Death - Orch. D. Shostakovitch: 2. Serenade
Songs and Dances of Death - Orch. D. Shostakovitch: 3. Trepak
Songs and Dances of Death - Orch. D. Shostakovitch: 4. The Field Marshal: "Palkavodets"
Russia's War: 2. Tears
Karabejniki (The little box)
Kagda, dusha (Elegia) (When, my soul, you wanted)
Ochi chornyje (Dark eyes)
Kalinka - Arr. Kozlov

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