Death of two Russian maestros

Death of two Russian maestros


norman lebrecht

November 23, 2021

The death is reported today in Ekaterinburg of Nikolai Golyshev, one of the great Onegins, still in fine voice at 90.


In recent years he was professor of singing at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Singing Centre.




Also on today’s roll of mortality is the former Soviet conductor Allin Grigoryevich Vlasenko, 83, former chief conductor of the Ukrainian Symphony Orchestra.





  • Alvaro Gallegos says:

    Also the Russian composer Tatyana Chudova died today.

  • Nik_f says:

    Vlasenko not russion maestro!!!
    He is Ukrainian maestro!