Two Askonas Holt singers have been awarded top prizes at the Russian National Music Awards on 10 December: Aida Garifullina won Best Female Opera Singer, with Dmitri Hvorostovsky taking the prize for Best Male Opera Singer.
These were the first ever Russian National Music Awards. The awards have been established by the TV channel ‘Russia 1’, ARS and the charity fund ‘SafMar’, as well as leading figures from the Russian music industry, producers, authors and performers.
The awards ceremony took place at the Crocus Hall in Moscow on 10 December and was televised on the Russian TV channels ‘Russia 1’ and ‘Russia 24’.
Many congratulations Aida and Dmitri!