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Chamber Music of September

A number of interesting projects for children’s audience will be presented in the Astana Opera Chamber Hall in September, and Rossini’s brilliant one-act operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta will be featured for adult listeners. On September 15 at 12.00 a concert for children Music Draws and Tells from the series A Visit to […]

8.09.2019
Zhannat Baktay Invites

The Astana Opera Press Office tel. (7172 -70 95 94; 70 96 19) e-mail: astanaopera@gmail.com 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 […]

6.09.2019
Temirzhan Yerzhanov’s Piano Music

The Astana Opera Press Office tel. (7172 -70 95 94; 70 96 19) e-mail: astanaopera@gmail.com A sought-after Kazakh pianist and conductor, currently residing in the USA, Temirzhan Yerzhanov will present for the first time a thrilling evening of piano music in the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. A riveting concert will be offered to listeners on […]

6.09.2019
Astana Opera Opens New Theatrical Season

The Astana Opera Press Office tel. (7172 -70 95 94; 70 96 19) e-mail: astanaopera@gmail.com National Classical Opera Gem – Mukan Tulebayev’s Birzhan – Sara will open Astana Opera’s seventh theatrical season. The opera house will open its doors for the viewers on September 5th. Principal Soloists – Kazakh opera stars Bibigul Zhanuzak, Dina Khamzina, […]

5.09.2019
A Singer, Piano and Double Bass

Exciting concerts of vocal and instrumental music will be featured for the residents and guests of the capital at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall in August. Popular artists will present famous and rarely performed works by Kazakh and foreign classical composers, as well as contemporary authors.

19.07.2019
Bright Musical Youth of Kazakhstan Will Perform at the Astana Opera

As part of the Year of Youth, a series of exciting concerts Music Holidays at the Astana Opera will traditionally be offered to the residents and guests of the capital. On July 26 and August 9, talented Kazakh students of leading Kazakhstani and foreign creative universities will perform at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall.

19.07.2019
The Resounding Success of the Astana Opera in Tashkent

The Astana Opera’s artists’ performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly on July 13 at the Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre was a big triumph. The grand production concluded the opera house’s tour, which took place within the framework of the Year of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan and was organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

15.07.2019
The Astana Opera Performed Abai in Uzbekistan for the First Time

Akhmet Zhubanov and Latyf Khamidi’s opera Abai has proven to be very close to the Tashkent audience. Uzbekistani high art connoisseurs welcomed the Kazakh national classical masterpiece with great delight. In anticipation of the anniversary date – the 175th anniversary of Abai – the performance of this opera was particularly significant and relevant. On July 10, Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre could not accommodate everyone who wanted to see the production.

11.07.2019
The Evening of National Music

An intriguing concert Uiyktap Zhatkan Zhurekti An Oyatar will be offered to listeners at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on July 12. A rich and varied program of Kazakh music masterpieces will be presented by a brilliant soprano singer, the opera house’s Principal Soloist, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan, Zhupar Gabdullina and a well-known baritone, Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan, Shakhimardan Abilov.

10.07.2019
Romans Did not Want to Let Kazakh Spartacus Go

The City of Seven Hills welcomed the Astana Opera Ballet Company not only with hot weather, but with equally warm applause: after the dancers presented the ballet Spartacus on July 1 and 2 with extraordinary success, Rome’s audience did not let them go for a long time.

3.07.2019
The Astana Opera Will Open the Tour to Tashkent with the Opera Abai

Within the framework of the Year of Kazakhstan in Uzbekistan, the Astana Opera will present Kazakh and world classical masterpieces on tour in Tashkent: on July 10 – Akhmet Zhubanov and Latyf Khamidi’s opera Abai, and on July 13 – Giacomo Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly. The tour will take place at the Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Uzbekistan with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

1.07.2019
The Tour of the Abai Opera House in Nur-Sultan

As part of the celebration of the Day of the Capital, the anniversary tour of the Abai Opera House will take place at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. The creative team of the oldest Kazakh opera house, which turned 85 this season, will present to the listeners operas: Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola and ballets: Ludwig Minkus’ Don Quixote and Boris Eifman’s Anna Karenina to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky.

1.07.2019
An Evening at the Opera

A magnificent Gala Opera program will be held at the Astana Opera Grand Hall on July 2. Masterpieces of national and world classical opera will be featured for the residents and guests of the capital in the interpretation of the opera house’s soloists, symphony orchestra and choir. “In order to make the concert as spectacular […]

28.06.2019
Sundet Baigozhin’s Great Success in Italy

Italian listeners accompanied the performance of the Astana Opera’s Principal Soloist Sundet Baigozhin, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of Kazakhstan, with stormy, unceasing applause. On June 15, 18 and 20, well-known Kazakh baritone presented the part of Sharpless in Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly at the Genoese Teatro Carlo Felice. “I can […]

27.06.2019
The Astana Opera’s Artists Performed to a Full House in Kokshetau

The performance of the Astana Opera Chamber Orchestra and soloists at the Ukili Ybyrai Akmola Regional Philharmonic on June 25th in Kokshetau was a great success. The audience enthusiastically reacted to Rossini’s witty, cheerful operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta. Residents of the city showed the artists their warm appreciation with loud applause and […]

26.06.2019
The Astana Opera Goes on Tour to Italy and Lithuania

The European tour program of the Astana Opera Ballet Company includes: Aram Khachaturian’s legendary ballet Spartacus, which the artists will present in Rome on July 1 and 2 at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, and after only three days – on July 5 – they will perform in the Lithuanian city of Kaunas with a brilliant Ballet Gala program. The Artistic Director of the Astana Opera Ballet Company is People’s Artist of Russia Altynai Asylmuratova.

25.06.2019
La Scala di Seta in Kokshetau

The capital’s artists will present the Astana Opera’s new project – Piccolo Chamber Theatre or Little Theatre at the Ukili Ybyrai Akmola Regional Philharmonic within the framework of the Year of Youth. The company’s performance on June 25 in the city of Kokshetau with Rossini’s one-act operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta is part of the implementation of the program “Rukhani Zhangyru”.

24.06.2019
Kaleidoscope of Events of the Astana Opera Grand Hall

In the footsteps of the brilliant premiere of Adolphe Adam’s ballet Giselle, in the first month of summer, the Astana Opera will offer a variety of spectacular productions and concerts to the residents and guests of the capital. The playbill of the Great Hall will feature masterpieces of eminent Kazakh composers and world classics. On […]

20.06.2019
Ghostly Spirits of Maidens Materialized in the Astana Opera

One of the most ancient and extant ballets – Adolphe Adam’s Giselle was presented to the residents and guests of the capital. A special feature of this fantasy ballet were the mystical heroines – ghostly spirits of maidens, whom Giselle herself, ruined by her beloved, also joined. There were no empty seats in the auditorium […]

17.06.2019
Love Is Stronger than Death

The Astana Opera is undergoing final preparations for the premiere of Adolphe Adam’s ballet Giselle. The legend, retold by Heinrich Heine, stirs the audience’s hearts for almost two centuries now. Fantastical spirits – the Wilis, Giselle, soaring at a height of five meters, impeccable choreography, and sets, hand-painted by Italian artists, make the Astana Opera’s […]

12.06.2019
The Astana Opera Became a Polling Station for One Day

On June 9, 2500 residents of the capital came to vote at Polling Station No. 115, located in the Astana Opera. Among them was the current President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Among the voters there also was the Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev. On this day, in the opera house […]

9.06.2019
Yevgeniy Chainikov’s Il Matrimonio Segreto

The Astana Opera Soloist Yevgeniy Chainikov performed with great success at the Spanish Teatre de Sarrià in Barcelona. Domenico Cimarosa’s opera Il Matrimonio Segreto under the baton of the renowned music director, tenor and pedagogue Raúl Giménez has completed the theatrical chamber season in Barcelona. Yevgeniy Chainikov had the honour to represent Kazakhstan, the Astana […]

6.06.2019
Masterpieces of Musical Art Were Performed in Nur-Sultan

A grand concert Masterpieces of Musical Art gathered a full house at the Astana Opera. The sophisticated audience showed enormous interest in the performing art of the cellist, People’s Artist of Russia Sergey Roldugin, pianist Sergey Redkin and musicians of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alim Shakh. The concert was supported by the […]

5.06.2019
The Astana Opera Expands Its Creative Horizons

On June 4, the Astana Opera and the Saint Petersburg Music House signed a Cooperation Agreement. The opera house’s General Director, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Galym Akhmedyarov and the Artistic Director of the Saint Petersburg Music House, a famous cellist, People’s Artist of Russia, Professor Sergey Roldugin signed the document important for the development of […]

5.06.2019
Enchanting Violin Melody

In the Year of Youth, the Astana Opera will present a concert Saturday Classics, aimed at supporting and developing remarkable young talents of Kazakh classical music. On June 8, the brilliant young violinist, whose name adorns the posters of the famous concert venues of different countries, – winner of the 10th International Tchaikovsky Competition for […]

4.06.2019
A Rainbow of Young Talents

A project aimed at supporting young musicians will be presented at the Astana Opera. On June 2, a concert A Rainbow of Talents from the Hooray! It’s the holidays! series will take place at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. Support for young talents is a tradition that has developed in the opera house. Students of […]

3.06.2019
Fantastical Ballet Giselle in Nur-Sultan

The fantasy world will merge with reality: the ghostly spirit women will enchant the audience with their graceful dance in which treacherous revenge and pure love will battle. At the premiere of Adolphe Adam’s ballet Giselle on June 14, 15 and 19, the viewers will learn what will save the protagonist from certain death. The […]

31.05.2019
Ruslan Baimurzin’s Brilliant Victory

The Astana Opera Conductor Ruslan Baimurzin won the Grand Prix of the V International Competition for Conductors “Altyn Tayaksha” named after the People’s Artist of the USSR, State Prize laureate Mukan Tulebayev. The competition, organized by the Almaty Regional Department of Culture, Archives and Documentation, was held at the Biken Rimova Drama Theatre with the […]

30.05.2019
Double Anniversary of Maestro Alan Buribayev

Principal Conductor of the Astana Opera House, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan world-renowned Maestro Alan Buribayev has a double anniversary: his 40th birthday and 20 years of his international creative work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXo-Bvgt0a4&t=2s The span of his repertoire range cannot help but amaze: he is equally passionate […]

30.05.2019
Children and Adults Are Invited to the Opera House.

Exciting concerts of vocal and instrumental music will be offered to the listeners’ attention at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall in June. The summer repertoire of the Chamber Hall will please not only adult classical art connoisseurs, but also the capital’s youngest theatregoers. On June 1, at 15.00, and on June 10, at 11:30, a […]

28.05.2019
The Astana Opera Artists Passed Certification

  Certification of ballet dancers was held at the Astana Opera. This system of work is practiced in all the world’s leading opera houses in order to confirm the qualifications of the creative team. This increases the professional level of the company, allowing the artists to constantly be in good shape. The certification committee included […]

28.05.2019
Celebrated Musician Sergei Roldugin Will Perform at the Astana Opera

Famous instrumentalists – People’s Artist of Russia Sergei Roldugin (cello), Sergei Redkin (piano) and the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Russian conductor Alim Shakh will perform at the Grand Hall of the capital’s opera house. Engrossing concert Masterpieces of Musical Art will be presented to the listeners’ attention on June 4th. People’s […]

23.05.2019
Eugene Onegin in Karaganda

The Astana Opera’s tour to Karaganda will take place on May 18 at the Saken Seifullin Karaganda Regional Kazakh Drama Theatre with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan as part of the Rukhani Zhangyru program. A concert performance of Tchaikovsky’s outstanding opera Eugene Onegin was prepared for […]

16.05.2019
Aigerim Beketayeva’s New Role in Spartacus

On May 7, Defender of the Fatherland Day, Aram Khachaturian’s heroic ballet Spartacus staged by the legendary choreographer Yury Grigorovich will be presented at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. The Astana Opera’s famous Principal Dancer, the Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Aigerim Beketayeva, makes her debut as Spartacus’ beloved Phrygia. Tenderness and loyalty, fortitude and strength […]

2.05.2019
Zhupar Gabdullina Will Perform with Ildar Abdrazakov in the Opera Attila

Principal Soloist of the Astana Opera Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Zhupar Gabdullina will perform at the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre on April 28 and May 5. The singer will interpret the leading role of Odabella together with the famous bass Ildar Abdrazakov, who will appear in the title role in the premiere of […]

28.04.2019
May Evenings in the Chamber Hall

Exciting concert programs will be offered to the attention of the residents and guests of the capital at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall in May. The playbill presents famous principal soloists of the opera company, renowned guest artists, virtuoso instrumentalist musicians, the opera house’s chamber orchestra and many others. On May 3, at 19:00, the […]

26.04.2019
True Love: the Premiere at the Astana Opera

Giacomo Puccini’s outstanding work – the opera La Bohème was presented to the audience’s attention at the Astana Opera on April 19 and 20. Stage Director Andrea Bernard’s new look at the eternal love story amazed and enraptured the capital’s audience. The Eiffel Tower, a merry-go-round awash with lights and a life-sized train that travelled […]

23.04.2019
Scheherazade Captivated Moscow

The Astana Opera Ballet Company performed with great success at the Kremlin Palace in Moscow. The Russian audience appreciated the skill of Kazakh dancers, as well as the truly Eastern flavor of Michel Fokine’s famous ballet Scheherazade to the music of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. This production was included in the repertoire of the capital’s opera house […]

22.04.2019
La Bohème – a Universal Love Story

A factory, an amusement park with a big merry-go-round and a railway station with a moving train fit on the stage of the country’s main opera house, the Astana Opera. Here, with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, on April 19 and 20, the long-awaited premiere of […]

17.04.2019

The April’s playbill of the Astana Opera Chamber Hall will feature a variety of diverse concerts. Musical masterpieces by outstanding Kazakh and international classical composers will create spring mood for the residents and guests of the capital. On April 12, at 19:00, an evening of piano music Chopin! How Much within That Sound… will take […]

9.04.2019
World Autism Awareness Day Charity Concert Will Take Place at the Astana Opera

An adaptive musical and poetic concert Le Carnaval des Animaux for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special developmental needs will take place on April 10 at the Astana Opera. Expressly for special needs children, the Bolashak Foundation team and the Astana Opera creative team have adapted one of the most famous works of […]

8.04.2019
The Opera La Scala di Seta Will Open the Astana Opera’s New Project

Купить билеты Sparkling humor, enthusiasm and ingenuity of young artists, virtuosity of vocal and instrumental parts – all this awaits the Astana Opera’s audience at the premiere of Rossini’s opera La Scala di Seta in the Piccolo Chamber Theatre. The performance will be held with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of […]

29.03.2019
Lensky and Gremin’s Debuts in the Opera Eugene Onegin

Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece Eugene Onegin will be presented at the Astana Opera on March 30 and 31. On March 31, the opera house’s Principal Soloist Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Nurlan Bekmukhambetov will perform the part of Lensky at the Astana Opera Grand Hall for the first time. On this day, the opera house’s Soloist Yevgeniy Chainikov […]

26.03.2019
The Astana Opera Has Received the Prestigious BraVo Award in Moscow

The Second International Professional Music Awards Ceremony BraVo in the field of classical arts was held on the illustrious Historic Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia on March 19 in Moscow. The Astana Opera became a leader in the category “The Concert / Theatre Venue of the Year”. The award to the Astana Opera […]

21.03.2019
Climbing the Silken Ladder towards Secrets

The new project Piccolo Theatre or Little Theatre will be presented at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. It will open with the premiere of Gioachino Rossini’s one-act operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta (The Silken Ladder), which will be held with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of […]

19.03.2019
Rising Stars of Kazakhstan Will Perform at the Chamber Hall

Virtuosos of Kazakh classical music, brilliant young instrumentalists will perform at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall as part of the Year of Youth. The engrossing concert In the Power of Strings will be held on March 25. A sublime ensemble performance of masterpieces of the world’s quartet classics will be featured for the residents and […]

18.03.2019
Welcome, Nauryz!

The musical evening Kosh Keldіn, Nauryz!, dedicated to the holiday of spring renewal, will be offered to the audience at the Astana Opera. An exciting concert featuring opera soloists, choir and orchestra artists will be held at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on March 21. Vocalists – the Astana Opera Soloists Saltanat Muratbekova, Assem Sembina, […]

14.03.2019
The Ballet Scheherazade. Debuts in the Main Parts

On March 13 at the Astana Opera Grand Hall, Principal Dancers of the ballet company Honored Workers of Kazakhstan Tair Gatauov and Anel Rustemova will debut in the main parts of the Golden Slave and Zobeide. According to the libretto, the bored Sultan Shahryar is being entertained by odalisques and his beloved wife Zobeide. The […]

13.03.2019
The Astana Opera Ballet Company Will Perform at the Kremlin Palace

The Astana Opera Ballet Company was invited to perform on tour at the State Kremlin Palace (Moscow), which has the status of one of the most prestigious theatre and concert venues in Russia. Ballet stars gala concert “Vaclav Nizhinsky. The Great Artist’s 130th Anniversary” will be held on April 18, in which the Astana Opera, […]

11.03.2019
Music of Love for a Woman

In the festive spring days, a musical evening A Woman’s Love and Life will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. On March 9, the opera house’s Principal Soloist, famous soprano singer Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Aigul Niyazova, as well as brilliant instrumentalists will delight residents and guests of the capital with their performances. […]

5.03.2019
World and National Opera Hits Will Be Performed in Astana

The most striking classical music works – popular arias and duets, symphonic works of Kazakh and foreign composers will be performed by soloists, choir and orchestra on March 10 at the Astana Opera Great Hall. The Head of the project and Conductor is Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov. Gala Opera is a project with […]

28.02.2019
Musical Beauty of Wales

An unusual concert Music from the Land of Daffodils, dedicated to the Welsh culture, will be held at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on March 3. The most ancient nation of Great Britain – the Welsh – is rightly proud of their rich musical traditions, calling their homeland ‘land of song’. An important part of […]

27.02.2019
The Magic of Music

On the first day of spring, residents and guests of the capital will have an opportunity to enjoy a bright, light musical evening – on March 1, the concert The Magic of Art Song will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. The program is dedicated to a unique world culture phenomenon – an […]

25.02.2019
The Astana Opera Greets Stars from the World of Art

Celebrated conductor Ilya Mashkevich (Belgium), favorites of Kazakh and Italian audiences – the Astana Opera soloist soprano Maria Mudryak and Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy tenor Medet Chotabayev will perform at the Astana Opera in the concert Masterpieces of the Musical Art on March 2. The Astana […]

22.02.2019
Seasons to Suit Every Taste

The unique concert Eight Seasons will take place on February 24 at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. Popular works: Antonio Vivaldi’s cycle Le Quattro Stagioni and Astor Piazzolla’s four tango compositions Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas were prepared for the audience’s attention. The Astana Opera Chamber Orchestra will perform under the baton of the Honored Worker of […]

20.02.2019
Poetry in Music

The Astana Opera’s excellent instrumentalists will present to the audience a masterful solo and ensemble performance of classical music of various styles and eras. The concert Poetry of the Strings will be held at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on February 21.   Musicians of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra Ivan Kokotov, Ilyas Zhidebay (violins), […]

18.02.2019
Madina Islamova and Baurzhan Anderzhanov’s concert Will Be Held in Astana

On February 17, a graduate of the Vienna Conservatory, the Astana Opera soloist soprano Madina Islamova and soloist of the Astana Opera and Aalto-Musiktheater Essen (Germany) bass-baritone Baurzhan Anderzhanov will give a concert at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. Piano – Amina Taikenova in der Schmitten. Madina Islamova and Baurzhan Anderzhanov have a busy concert […]

15.02.2019
Meir Bainesh as the Painter Cavaradossi

On February 17, a significant debut will take place at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. The opera house’s Principal Soloist, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Meir Bainesh will perform for the first time the leading role of Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini’s opera masterpiece Floria Tosca. The character of romantic and noble Cavaradossi is among the most […]

14.02.2019
Musicians from Kazakhstan, the USA and Serbia Will Perform at the Astana Opera

Famous musicians from Kazakhstan, the USA and Serbia will perform at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. A remarkable concert from the Musical Intersection series will be presented to the listeners on February 16. Soloists – Concertmasters of the Astana Opera orchestra Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Bagdat Abilkhanov, Aisulu Baikenova (violins), Dennis Krasnokutsky (viola, USA), Maja […]

13.02.2019
Shakespearean Debut

A debut will take place at the Astana Opera in Sergei Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet staged by the French choreographer Charles Jude. Talented ballet dancer Olzhas Makhanbetaliyev will perform the part of Tybalt for the first time on February 13 and 14 at the opera house’s Great Hall. In S. Prokofiev’s popular ballet, Olzhas […]

12.02.2019
Davide Livermore: I Often Think about the Future Fate of Opera Characters

Just a few days remain before the long-awaited premiere of Eugene Onegin. This opera has been a repertoire staple at opera houses all over the world for almost two centuries. In his work, the composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky celebrates the lofty sentiments and poetic soul of Pushkin’s Tatyana. This magnificent opera will premiere at the Astana […]

6.02.2019
Exquisite Music for Cello

An evening of cello music “German Classical Music” will be offered to the attention of the residents and guests of the capital at the Astana Opera. On February 10, wonderful musicians – cellist Yermek Kurmanayev and pianist Anara Kamelinova will perform at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. This evening, cello sonatas by German creative geniuses […]

31.01.2019
Virtuoso Miniatures for Violin

Well-known Kazakh musicians will present An Evening of Violin Miniatures to the audience. The concert will be held on February 1 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall.   Performances by brilliant instrumentalists – Askar Dyuissenbayev, Madina Bekmadiyeva (violins), Damir Sultanov (accordion), Arman Zhaiym, Dana Dyuissenbayeva (piano), Mirkhan Kaparov (dombyra), Almat Saizhan (kyl-kobyz) will delight the […]

29.01.2019
Galym Akhmedyarov: Kazakh Culture Is on the Rise Right Now

On January 28, a briefing on the theme: “The results of the year 2018 of the Astana Opera and the implementation of the Address of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev” was held at the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan with participation of Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, […]

28.01.2019
The Story of Manon at the Astana Opera

Spectacular ballet Manon, staged by the outstanding 20th century choreographer Kenneth MacMillan to the music by Jules Massenet, has won the hearts of the capital’s viewers from the day of the premiere at the Astana Opera. Very soon, on January 30, the enthralling ballet will be presented to the audience at the opera house’s Great […]

28.01.2019
Winter Evening by the Opera House’s Fireplace

Listeners will be invited to spend a cozy Evening by the Fireplace at the Astana Opera. The concert from The Charm of Romance series will take place at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on January 25th. Wonderful music performed by Aizada Kaponova, Nazym Sagintai, Yelena Ganzha, Galiya Baigazinova, Batyrzhan Smakov, Yelena Nizamutdinova and other vocalists, […]

22.01.2019
The Rich Colors of Makhambet’s Music

Kazakh State String Gaziza Zhubanova Quartet will perform a new concert program Mozart. Debussy. Makhambet. A rich musical evening from the Kazakh Quartet Invites series will be held on January 27 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. The State String Quartet consists of recognized Kazakh musicians, international competitions laureates Aidar Toktaliyev (1st violin), Alexey Lebedev […]

21.01.2019
Fans Welcomed the Astana Opera Ballet Company at the Nursultan Nazarbayev Airport

At 6:15 am Astana time, the Astana Opera Ballet Company has arrived at the capital after completing its triumphal tour in Europe. The dancers, headed by the ballet company’s Artistic Director Altynai Asylmuratova, were welcomed in the early morning by the opera house’s Director Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Galym Akhmedyarov, the creative team, and also […]

16.01.2019
The Astana Opera Is Preparing for the Premiere of the Opera Eugene Onegin

The opera Eugene Onegin, which has become a staple of the operatic repertoire around the world, will be presented at the Astana Opera on February 8 and 9. In this production, high art connoisseurs will get a chance to listen to Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s music, but it will also feature surprises from the stage director. It […]

16.01.2019
Dedicated to Sergei Rachmaninoff

The State Trio of the Republic of Kazakhstan FORTE-TRIO will present to the audience an Evening of Rachmaninoff’s Music. The concert from the FORTE TRIO Invites series will be held on January 18 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. The trio includes famous instrumentalists, international competitions laureates Dinara Bazarbayeva-Sakhaman (violin), Murat Narbekov (cello), Artistic Director […]

15.01.2019
The Astana Opera Has Completed its Tour, Presenting 17 Performances in Europe

The European tour of the Astana Opera was completed with great success in Italy. For an entire month, the artists have performed choreographic masterpieces – Tchaikovsky’s ballets The Nutcracker and Swan Lake. This significant cultural event was widely covered by the leading media outlets of Spain and Italy. Enthusiastic viewers left more than 500 comments […]

14.01.2019
Winter Holidays with Music

On January 7, a concert Music Holidays at the Astana Opera will be held at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. Talented young performers – Kazakh students studying at Kazakhstani and foreign educational art institutions will present a rich program to the audience. Students of the Kazakh National University of Arts, the Central Music School at […]

4.01.2019
Debut à la Boheme

G. Puccini’s opera masterpiece La Boheme will take place at the Astana Opera Grand Hall on January 9. That evening, the opera house’s soloist, a graduate of the Vienna Conservatoire Madina Islamova debuts as Musetta. International competitions laureate, soprano Madina Islamova will present to listeners her interpretation of one of the key characters in the […]

3.01.2019
Fraudulent Website Sells Tickets for the Astana Opera’s Performances

A fraudulent website selling fake tickets to opera and ballet performances as well as concerts of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera” appeared on the Internet. The opera house management notified that the residents of the capital, who purchased tickets on the fraudulent website https://astana-opera.kz/, had already become victims of the scam. The […]

31.12.2018
Kazakh Ballet Has Won Over Valencia

In one of the largest cities in Spain, Valencia, there are no more tickets available to Swan Lake performed by the Astana Opera Ballet Company. The Spanish audience has caused a stir around the performances of the Kazakh company. Despite the fact that the dancers presented their work here for the first time, they are […]

31.12.2018
The Astana Opera Congratulates with the New Year’s Holiday

The festive evening Astana Opera Congratulates will be held at the opera house’s Great Hall on December 29, 30 and 31. The Astana Opera’s Principal Soloists, Symphony Orchestra and Choir will perform under the baton of the opera house’s Principal Conductor, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Alan Buribayev. Famous conductor, laureate of the State Prize of […]

26.12.2018
Christmas Music

Artists of the Astana Opera will be Celebrating Christmas around the Christmas Tree, and they invite residents and guests of the capital to this musical evening. The concert will be held on December 25 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. The festive program includes instrumental music – C. Franck’s Panis Angelicus from Mass in E […]

25.12.2018
The Astana Opera Ballet Company Has Presented a Christmas Tale to the Italians

The Astana Opera has opened its tour on December 20 with P. Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker at the Teatro Carlo Felice (Italy). The audience was captivated by the grace and expressiveness of the Kazakh dancers, thanking them for a long time after the performance for the amazing Christmas ballet, which gives faith in miracles. The […]

21.12.2018
Ready for the New Year

The artists of the Astana Opera will give the audience a great mood before the New Year. The concert Musical Divertissement will take place on December 22 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. A rich program of the festive evening will be presented by the vocalists – holder of the Order of Kurmet Aizada Kaponova, […]

20.12.2018
Debuts in the Opera Turandot

G. Puccini’s grand opera Turandot will be presented to the audience on December 21 and 23. A number of significant debuts will take place at the Astana Opera Grand Hall on these days. On December 23, the opera house’s Principal Soloist, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, brilliant soprano Saltanat Akhmetova makes her debut as the tender, […]

19.12.2018
The Astana Opera Will Go on Tour to Italy and Spain

During the New Year holidays, the Astana Opera Ballet Company will present Kazakhstani art in Italy and Spain. For the first time, the opera house’s artists will perform at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia (Valencia, Spain) at the invitation of the great opera singer Placido Domingo. The European tour will last from December […]

18.12.2018
Musical Inspiration

Vocal and instrumental music concert Inspiration in Every Note Played… featuring opera company stars and excellent instrumentalists of the Astana Opera will be held at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on December 19. Principal Soloist of the Astana Opera, Honored Artist of Bashkortostan Alfiya Karimova (soprano) will present her art to the audience. The opera […]

13.12.2018

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