Rigoletto is listed among the 25 best recordings of 2017 by New York Times.
The initials of the reviewer are A.T. so I think that he is Anthony Tommasini, their leading music critic:
"VERDI: ‘Rigoletto’ Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra; Constantine Orbelian, conductor (Delos). Last year, while battling brain cancer, the baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky spent nine days recording “Rigoletto,” which was released this November, shortly before his death at 55. He gives a russet-toned, compelling performance, joined by an impressive cast for a gripping and, in every sense, poignant performance. A.T."https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/13/arts ... -2017.html
Same news in Russian (short):https://www.vesti.ru/doc.html?id=2966616
(By the way, vesti.ru does not seem to know that his Russia Cast Adrift CD nominated for Grammy is not "solo and fortepieano" ...