PARTICIPANTS Participants of the charitable concert «Hvorostovsky and Friends for Children».
People's Artist of the Russian Federation and People's Artist of the Republic of Abkhazia.
Since 1995 she has been the soloist of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre in Moscow. Guest soloist at the world's best Opera stages.
Hibla was cheered loudly at London's Royal Opera house Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Vienna State Opera, Milan's La Scala, the Mariinsky Theatre and the Bolshoi Theater, Zurich, Paris and Rome operas. The fans worldwide adore her. She effortlessly handle the most difficult operatic works and was crowned with the highest honored awards, including the Grand Prix at the Tchaikovsky International Vocalists Competition, no one ever have received that highest award over its history.
The winner of «Golden Orpheus» for «Best singer» (2001). In 2010, her performance of Lucia in Donizetti’s «Lucia di Lammermoor» brought her the highest Russian theatrical award – the Golden Mask, as well as Casta Diva Critics Award and the Moscow Government Award for achievement and contribution to the world of arts and culture.
In 2016, for her performance of the title role in the Opera Medea, Hibla Gerzmava received the National Theatre award «Golden mask».
In February 2014 Hibla Gerzmava took part in Winter Olympics closing ceremony in Sochi, performing the final song «Olympic waltz» accompanied by the Mariinsky Symphony Orchestra under Valery Gergiev.
Sergei Skorokhodov is the charismatic tenor, who appeared brightly into the world Opera Olympus. He is one of the great treasures of the Mariinsky Theatre.
He productively cooperates with such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Riccardo Muti, Kiril Petrenko, Zubin Mehta, Vladimir Jurowski, Carlo Rizzi, his partners on stage are Anna Netrebko, Maria Guleghina, Placido Domingo, Marina Rebecca, Anja Kampe, Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Peretyatko, and many others.
In 2018 he was awarded the title of Honored artist of Bashkiria.
Conductor, Honored Artist of Russia, Artistic and General Director of the A. Spendiarian Opera and Ballet National Academic Theatre of Armenia.
«Constantine Orbelian stands astride two great societies, and finds and promotes synergistic harmony from the best of each» (Fanfare).
For over 17 years he’d headed the State Academic Chamber orchestra of Russia (Moscow Chamber Orchestra).
He toured with American stars in Russian music centers, and Russian stars in North American music centers, and extended these splendid collaborations to tours in Europe, UK, Japan, Korea, and other music capitals throughout the world.
Among his concert and televised appearances are collaborations with such opera stars as Ewa Podles, Sondra Radwanovsky, Lawrence Brownlee, Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky and many others.
He was also the conductor of another historic Red Square performance of two world opera starts – Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Anna Netrebko – in June 2013.
Twice Grammy Nominee: in 2014 for the recording of Rossini’s virtuoso arias performed by the American tenor Lawrence Brownlee with the Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra (Lithuania); and in 2017 for the recording of «Russia cast Adrift» vocal cycle with the great Dmitri Hvorostovsky and St.Petersburg Symphony orchestra.
Ildar Abdrazakov is a Russian Bass Opera singer. People's artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan, People's artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, two-time Grammy award winner, the winner of the Russian theatrical award – the Golden Mask, Bravo award for «The best male classical vocal», the winner of «Kasta Diva» award. Ildar is the artistic director of the International Academy of Music Elena Obraztsova, a Chevalier of the Order of Peoples' Friendship and the Order of Salavat Yulaev.
Ildar has been cooperating with the world-leading Opera houses, including The Metropolitan Opera, The Paris Opera, The Royal Opera house, The Bavarian State Opera, The Vienna State Opera, The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and many others. He regularly participates in the most high-profile music festivals, such as Salzburg, «White nights», Rossini Festival in Pesaro, Moscow Easter Festival.
Cooperates with outstanding conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Riccardo Muti, Antonio Pappano, James Levine, Riccardo Chailly, Vladimir Spivakov, Vladimir Jurowski, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Gianandrea Noseda, Christian Thielemann and others. In 2017 he signed an exclusive recording contract with Deutsche Grammophon
Russian mezzo-soprano Aigul Akhmetshina joined the prestigious Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House from the start of the 2017/18, and her roles include Preziosilla La Forza del Destino, Flora La Traviata, Mercedes Carmen, the title role of Carmen in La Tragédie de Carmen and Sonyetka in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. She has a busy series of engagements in the coming seasons and will debut among others at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Real in Madrid, Wexford Festival Opera and Israeli Opera.
Borislav Strulev - cellist
World-renowned cellist Borislav Strulev has been fascinating audiences on some of the world’s most prestigious stages since his U.S. debut at the Kennedy Center in 1993 arranged on initiative of Isaac Stern, Former World Bank President James Wolfensohn and legendary pianist Byron Janis. Borislav had his debut at Carnegie Hall – played with legendary pianist Byron Janis.
Borislav is the Music Director of: International BelgorodMusicFest – «Borislav Strulev and Friends».
Borislav Strulev was nominated for the Annual Russian National Music Award 2017 as Instrumentalist of the Year in Classical Music. He became the champion of Russia (Russian Ginness) having played a concert in the «KMAruda» mine shaft for miners at a depth of 340 meters.
26 августа в Красноярске пройдет благотворительный концерт «Хворостовский и друзья — детям», организованный семьёй и друзьями Дмитрия Хворостовского при поддержке правительства и губернатора Красноярского края.