Russian soprano stands in for sick Jonas Kaufmannmain
Sunday will be a big night for Olga Peretyatko.
Jonas Kaufmann has pulled out of the Echo Klassik awards as a result of his throat bleed, leaving Olga in the live television limelight to receive the Solo Recording of the Year award.
Olga last made the news when she got stabbed at the Met.
Among other presentations, the German culture minister Monika Grütters will present Alfred Brendel with a lifetime achievement award.