An airport called Hvorostovsky

The people of Krasnoyarsk, in Siberia, have voted to name their airport Dmitri Hvorostovsky.

The great baritone grew up in the city and returned there often.

The airport is presently known as Yemelyanovo.

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  • Andrew Powell says:

    … to add to

    Budapest Ferenc Liszt International
    Bydgoszcz Ignacy Jan Paderewski
    Donetsk Sergei Prokofiev International
    Liverpool John Lennon
    Mar del Plata Ástor Piazzolla International
    Mindelo Cesária Évora
    New Orleans Louis Armstrong International
    Ostrava Leoš Janáček
    Parma Giuseppe Verdi
    Poznań Ławica Henryk Wieniawski
    Rio de Janeiro Antônio Carlos Jobim International
    Salzburg W.A. Mozart and
    Warsaw Chopin

    Music must be the highest-flying art form.

  • Sam McElroy says:

    A fitting tribute to the great, great man. Very happy to read this.

  • Bruce says:

    A nice gesture.

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