Because of her illness Barbara Frittoli had to cancel a number of concerts - including concerts in Vienna on 29 May and 3 June in Voronezh. Unfortunately, such unexpected cases sometimes happen in the opera world, it is not a secret that the voice of the vocalist is a very delicate instrument.
Opera diva Hibla Gerzmava will perform at the opening of the Third International Platonov Arts Festival instead of Barbara Frittoli. Accompanied by the Voronezh Academic Symphony Orchestra (conductor Vladimir Verbitsky) she will sing world famous arias from operas by Vincenzo Bellini, Giuseppe Verdi and Giacomo Puccini.
Hibla Gerzmava - one of the most popular Russian opera singers on the international opera scene. She is the People's Artist of Russia and People's Artist of the Republic of Abkhazia.