Composers: Georges Bizet, Alexander Porfirievich Borodin, Umberto Giordano, Charles Gounod, Rugerro Leoncavallo, Jules Massenet, Modest Mussorgsky, Giacomo Puccini, Anton Rubinstein, Ambroise Thomas, Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner
The great baritone sings arias from Russian, French, Italian and German operas, and dedicates the album to the memory of Delos founder Amelia Haygood. Delos and Dmitri Hvorstovsky continue their award-winning partnership with a splendid new release, ‘Heroes and Villains.’ Dedicated to Delos Founder Amelia Haygood, this glorious, passionate program showcases Hvorostovsky at his professional best, in an operatic treasure-trove of must-have arias. Hvorostovsky himself feels that he has reached a milestone, both vocally and interpretively. This album gives his vast audience the chance to share such a moment in the career of a great artist.