Ел жүрегі – Астана
Happy Birthday, Astana!
Kazakhstan’s capital city celebrates its 20th anniversary. In accordance with the “Yel Zhuregi – Astana” concept, celebrations to mark Astana’s anniversary will be held throughout 2018. During this period, the Astana Opera House with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan will present 6 premieres and host the performances of the world’s best companies on its stage.
The State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera” was built on the initiative of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Astana Opera is now one of the flagships of Kazakhstan’s culture. The opera house’s companies honourably present the national and classical repertoire to Kazakhstani audiences. In addition, the Astana Opera has won the hearts of the audience far beyond our country’s borders, as well as gained international acclaim by performing in the world’s most prestigious venues.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS OF THE STATE OPERA AND BALLET THEATRE “ASTANA OPERA”
to prepare and hold events to mark the 20th anniversary of Astana, the capital city of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Yel Zhuregi – Astana”
Premiere of the ballet Le Corsaire by Adolphe Adam
May 25 and 26
Premiere of the co-production of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera” and the Beijing National Opera House
(Opera Turandot by Puccini)
June 22 and 24
An Evening of Contemporary Choreography in 2 acts (Two one-act ballets to the music of Beethoven and Kazakhstani composers)
July 17 – 23
The tour of the Opéra National de Paris «Gala de Paris»
July 27 – 30
Premiere of the opera The Barber of Seville by Rossini
October 12 and 13
Premiere of the ballet Kozy Korpesh – Bayan Sulu by Kazhgaliyev
December 1 and 2
Premiere of the opera Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky
February 8 and 9 2019