Zhannat Baktay Invites
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On September 8, beloved by all opera singer – soprano Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan Zhannat Baktay will give a recital “Zhannat Baktay Invites.” Admirers of the talent of the famous vocalist await this event with particular excitement, because this creative evening is dedicated to her anniversary – 30 years on stage.
“In the life of every experienced musician, there comes a moment of truth when he or she would like to convey to the listeners their innermost thoughts and feelings, expressed in music. This time has come for me. I want to perform for the audience works that are dear to my heart in various genres of musical art, among which there are: a new modern take on Kazakh songs, musical crossovers and excerpts from operas by romantic composers. I look forward to seeing everyone at my recital,” Zhannat Baktay said.
The famous soprano will be accompanied by the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra and Choir. Conductors – Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan winner of the First Prize and Gold Medal at the International Robert Schumann Piano Competition in Zwickau, Germany, winner of the ‘Best Accompanist Prize’ at the Tchaikovsky Vocal and Elena Obraztsova Opera Singers International Competitions Temirzhan Yerzhanov (USA), Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov.
Together with one of Kazakhstan’s leading opera singers, her colleagues – Soloist of the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow Yaroslav Abaimov, Honoured Workers of Kazakhstan Medet Chotabayev, Sundet Baigozhin and Azamat Zheltyrguzov, will take the stage.
Zhannat Baktay will offer the audience a plethora of unforgettable portrayals; the singer will demonstrate mastery of vocal and acting skills.
The concert will feature works of Alibi Abdinurov, arias, duets, trios and scenes from operas and operettas by Rossini, Offenbach, Massenet, Strauss, Lehár, de Curtis and other composers.
The concert will begin at 18:00