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A beloved Russian baritone's surprise return

Dmitri Hvorostovsky withdrew from staged opera in 2016 because of a brain tumour
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 05:50

Mr Hvorostovsky (centre) retired from opera in 2016 to undergo treatment for a brain tumour. But he made a surprise return to the Metropolitan Opera on May 7, 2017.

New York

IT WAS a return to the stage that some feared would never happen again.

Last year, the beloved Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky withdrew from staged opera - including a run of Eugene Onegin performances at the Metropolitan Opera - because of a brain tumour. When it

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