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Astana Opera Will Celebrate Abai’s 175th Anniversary

The official opening of the 175th anniversary of Abai Kunanbayev was held with great success on January 21 at the Astana Opera. The first of the events, dedicated by the opera house to the great poet, philosopher and enlightener, will be Akhmet Zhubanov and Latif Khamidi’s famous opera Abai. The national classical art gem will be featured for the listeners on January 25 at the Astana Opera Grand Hall.

22.01.2020
Astana Opera Cancels a Performance Due to the Day of National Mourning

(Русский) В связи тем, что 28 декабря объявлен Днем общенационального траура, спектакль «Щелкунчик» П.И. Чайковского, который должен был состояться 28 декабря в 17:00 отменяется.  

27.12.2019
Musical Christmas Evening at Astana Opera

A magnificent Christmas Gala Concert will be presented by the Astana Opera Chamber Choir under the direction of the Chief Choirmaster, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Dautov. On January 7, in the opera house’s Chamber Hall, the famous choir collective will perform beloved by all folk songs, exciting choral works and popular Christmas carols.

25.12.2019
Alan Buribayev Letters from Italy

On January 6, the Astana Opera will present a new unique project of the opera house’s Principal Conductor the Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alan Buribayev. The opera and symphony concert Letters from Italy will tell the stories of great composers through the letters that they wrote during their stay in an amazing country – Italy.

24.12.2019
Vakhtangov Theatre’s Grand Tour at the Astana Opera

The first tour of the Vakhtangov Theatre will take place at the Astana Opera Grand Hall in the New Year. Star artists of one of Russia’s most famous drama theatres will present exciting performances to residents and guests of the capital: on January 8 and 9 – scenes from Pushkin’s novel Eugene Onegin, on January 10 and 11 – Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.

23.12.2019
Aigerim Beketayeva Won the CIS Award

Famous Kazakh ballerina, Astana Opera’s Principal Dancer, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Aigerim Beketayeva became a winner of the CIS international youth award The Commonwealth of Debuts. The award ceremony takes place today, on December 9, at the Brest Academic Drama Theatre in Belarus.

9.12.2019
Turandot’s New Suitor at the Astana Opera

Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot will be presented to listeners at the Astana Opera on December 6. Soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre Honoured Artist of Russia, People’s Artist of Tatarstan Akhmed Agadi will go onstage at the opera house’s Grand Hall as Calaf for the first time. The Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra and Choir will perform under the baton of Maestro Giuseppe Acquaviva (Italy).

6.12.2019
The Queen of Opera Stage Bibigul Tulegenova Delighted Her Admirers

On December 3, the world opera prima donna Bibigul Tulegenova accepted congratulations on her 90th anniversary on the Astana Opera stage. Famous Kazakh opera singers invited by the diva, her pupils – successors of her traditions, winners of the Bibigul Tulegenova Competition took part in the celebration. Numerous admirers of the legendary singer’s work looked forward to the most important surprise – her appearance onstage.

6.12.2019
‘Kazakh Nightingale’ Bibigul Tulegenova Will Celebrate Her 90th Anniversary at the Astana Opera 

On December 3, a legendary opera singer, Hero of Socialist Labor, People’s Artist of the USSR, USSR State Prize laureate Bibigul Akhmetovna Tulegenova will celebrate her anniversary on the Astana Opera stage. Numerous admirers are looking forward to the meeting with the iconic singer. Exquisite lyric coloratura soprano Bibigul Tulegenova’s pupils and Astana Opera Soloists […]

1.12.2019
Winter Holidays Together with Astana Opera

Festive concert programs, exciting performances for children and adults, works by Kazakh and foreign composers will be presented to the residents and guests of the capital at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall in December. On December 1, on the Day of the First President, at 15.00, songs of the peoples of Kazakhstan, works by classical […]

1.12.2019
Astana Opera’s Étoiles Will Perform at the Kremlin Palace

International ballet stars, Astana Opera’s Principal Dancers, Honoured Workers of Kazakhstan Aigerim Beketayeva and Bakhtiyar Adamzhan will perform at one of the most prestigious theatre and concert venues in Russia. On December 1, a grand gala concert Māris Liepa. With Love will take place at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow. “It is a great […]

30.11.2019
Not Dollish Love

The premiere of comic ballet Coppélia was a huge success at the Astana Opera. On November 22 and 23, the French version of the ballet, staged by Roland Petit, was presented in the capital to a full house, incessant applause and a sea of flowers. Two and a half hours of watching the performance flew […]

24.11.2019
Dolls so Similar to Humans

The lights do not go out in the Astana Opera’s ballet studios. This is where art is being created. Hours of rehearsals last until nine in the evening. The dancers are preparing for the premiere of Léo Delibes’ ballet Coppélia. Humans and dolls in this ballet merge into one: a dancer’s masterful performance creates an […]

19.11.2019
Conductor of Tashkent’s Opera House will perform at the Astana Opera

On November 26, one of world’s most famous operas – Verdi’s La Traviata will be featured for the residents and guests of the capital at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. The opera house’s symphony orchestra and choir will perform under the baton of conductor People’s Artist of Karakalpakstan Aida Abdullaeva (Alisher Navoi Bolshoi Theatre, Tashkent).  […]

16.11.2019
Siberian Theatre Will Perform in Kazakhstan for the First Time

The reciprocal tour of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre will take place at Astana Opera. On November 29, the creative team will present Borodin’s opera Prince Igor at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. On December 1, Glazunov’s ballet Raymonda, staged by the outstanding choreographer Yuri Grigorovich, will be offered to the attention […]

13.11.2019
Vivat, Petersburg!

Last weekend, applause did not cease in the Astana Opera Grand Hall. The first performance in Kazakhstan of the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera State Chamber Music Theatre met with strong interest from the capital’s audience. The creative team from Petersburg came to Nur-Sultan together with its Artistic Director – People’s Artist of Russia, laureate of […]

12.11.2019
The Astana Opera Musicians at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia

On November 11, the Astana Opera’s Conductor Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdin and Soloist and First Violin of the opera house’s symphony orchestra, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Bagdat Abilkhanov performed with great success at the Beethoven Hall of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. Famous Kazakh musicians took part in the Gala Concert of the […]

12.11.2019
New Zhibek on the Astana Opera Stage

A masterpiece of national musical art – Brusilovsky’s opera Kyz Zhibek will be presented to listeners at Astana Opera on November 13. People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nurzhamal Ussenbayeva will first appear on the opera house’s Grand Hall stage in the title role of beautiful Zhibek. Nurzhamal Ussenbayeva […]

7.11.2019
A Premiere in the Capital: People who Play with Dolls 

A story of love and deception, where ‘dolls are so similar to people’, inspired great choreographer Roland Petit to create the ballet Coppélia. A rare for this art comedy genre will appeal to both adults and their children. The premiere will be presented to a wide audience on November 22, 23 at the Astana Opera […]

7.11.2019
Astana Opera Staged a Farce to a Full House in Saint Petersburg

The artists of Astana Opera performed with great success at the 4th Chamber Opera International Festival in the cultural capital of Russia – Saint Petersburg, where they presented Rossini’s operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta. The venue of the opera festival was the enchantingly beautiful House of Derviz in the very center of the […]

21.10.2019
Italian Virtuoso Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi Will Perform at the Astana Opera

The power of enchanting and mysterious magic of the bandoneon of the Italian instrumentalist Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi is known across the world. The celebrated accordionist and bandoneonist will take the Chamber Hall stage together with renowned Kazakh musicians on October 30 in the concert Making Music Together from the series Musical Intersection. The Astana Opera Chamber Orchestra will perform under the baton of the famous conductor, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan, Abzal Mukhitdin.

19.10.2019
Opera in the Spirit of St. Petersburg

For the first time in Kazakhstan, a tour of the St. Petersburg Chamber Opera State Chamber Music Theatre will take place at the Astana Opera. On November 9, the company under the leadership of the People’s Artist of Russia, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yuri Alexandrov will present Verdi’s opera […]

17.10.2019
Wake Up and Sing

One of Astana Opera’s most popular projects – Screen Melodies – will be presented at the Chamber Hall on November 16 and 17. Good old songs from beloved movies invariably remind of the happy moments of childhood and youth. Screen melodies will be performed in the compilation of the author of the musical evening, Alikhan Idrissov.

15.10.2019
Splendour and Grand Scale of Don Carlos

The rise of Kazakhstani culture is not just big words, it is an indisputable fact. A confirmation of this was the grand premiere of Giuseppe Verdi’s monumental opera Don Carlos. This production is rarely seen in the repertoires of opera houses, because staging it requires top-notch singers, conductors, set and costume designers. The components of […]

14.10.2019
In the Power of Don Carlos

  Astana Opera invites residents and guests of the capital to get acquainted with the world classical masterpiece – Verdi’s opera Don Carlos. The entire opera house is now in the power of the composer: orchestra musicians, choir singers and soloists are rehearsing onstage, workers of the Scenic, Costume and Prop Shops are making the […]

7.10.2019
Astana Opera Will Present an Exclusive Production of Tchaikovsky’s Opera Eugene Onegin in Krasnoyarsk

Astana Opera will take part in the First Dmitri Hvorostovsky International Festival, aimed at preserving and maintaining the outstanding singer’s cultural heritage. On October 23 and 25, Kazakh artists will present a grand production of Tchaikovsky’s operatic masterpiece Eugene Onegin at the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre, and on October 24, the company […]

30.09.2019
With New Experience to Incredible Heights

The Astana Opera’s seventh theatrical season is rich in exciting concerts, interesting programs and grand premieres. Participation in large-scale projects of the capital’s opera house requires not only high professionalism, but constant personal growth. The musicians of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra are an excellent example of people who realize bold ideas and demonstrate tireless […]

28.09.2019
Chamber Music of October

  In October, in the Astana Opera Chamber Hall, a rich program of exciting concerts will be offered to music lovers, including even the youngest listeners. On International Music Day, October 1, at 19.00, an exciting program of Antonio Vivaldi’s works will open a new series of symphonic concerts Creators of Eternal Values. The Astana […]

27.09.2019
Astana Opera Will Celebrate Music Day

On International Music Day, a fascinating program of the works by outstanding baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi will open a new symphonic concert series Creators of Eternal Values in the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. On October 1, Perseo’s aria “Sovvente il sole” from the opera Andromeda Liberata will be performed for the first time in Kazakhstan. […]

25.09.2019
Musical Parallels

On October 3, a concert, dedicated to the unique Kazakh opera singer with an ultra-high male voice – countertenor Erik Kurmangaliev, will be featured for the audience at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. Well-known Kazakh and Russian artists, including Erik Kurmangaliev’s friends, who performed with him at world’s best venues, will take part in the […]

24.09.2019
Premiere of the Year – Opera Don Carlos

Verdi’s opera Don Carlos will be presented in the capital for the first time. The premiere will take place on October 11 and 13 at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. Music Director of the production is world-famous conductor Alan Buribayev; Stage Director is renowned Italian director Davide Livermore. Well-known theatre designers Sofia Tasmagambetova and Pavel […]

24.09.2019
The Astana Opera Collective Discussed the State of the Nation Address of the President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to the People of Kazakhstan

A discussion on the main provisions of the President’s State of the Nation Address on the topic: “Constructive Public Dialogue – the Basis of Stability and Prosperity of Kazakhstan” took place at the Astana Opera. Important points in the discussion of the State of the Nation Address were: a new stage of social modernization, support […]

19.09.2019
La Scala di Seta in Saint Petersburg

La Scala di Seta in Saint Petersburg The Astana Opera’s creative team is going on tour to The City on the Neva. Within the framework of the 4th Chamber Opera International Festival, the company will present Gioachino Rossini’s operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta. On October 20, a full house is expected at the […]

19.09.2019
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

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