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Astana Is My Beautiful Dream

Famous opera diva, Principal Soloist of the Astana Opera Honored Artist of Kazakhstan laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maira Mukhamedkyzy will perform in the concert Astana Is My Beautiful Dream. A bright musical evening dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Astana will take place on September 8 at the opera […]

27.08.2018
Musical Soirée

Brilliant soloists of the Astana Opera Madina Islamova, Tatyana Vitsinskaya, Ramzat Balakishiyev, Yerzhan Saipov and guest soprano from Croatia Sandra Plamenac will present to the audience a concert of vocal romantic music Soirée. The evening will be held on August 25 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. The concertmaster is Amina Taikenova in der Schmitten. […]

22.08.2018
Dedication to the Viola

A musical evening dedicated to the earliest of the existing bowed string instruments – the viola – will take place at the Astana Opera. The concert Viola Benefit Performance will be held at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on August 15. A string quintet will take part in the concert: Kalamkas Zhumabayeva, Nazikgul Zhanazarova (violins), […]

9.08.2018
Bakhtiyar Adamzhan Has Taken the Italian Audience by Storm

Grand Prix winner of many prestigious international competitions, Principal Dancer of the Astana Opera Bakhtiyar Adamzhan has debuted in the title role of the Young Man in the ballet Le Jeune Homme et la Mort (The Young Man and Death) by the outstanding XX century choreographer Roland Petit. The performance took place on July 28 […]

7.08.2018
Music Holidays at the Astana Opera

Young artists – students of prestigious foreign music universities – will perform in their homeland. An exciting concert Music Holidays will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on August 10. Talented students from Kazakhstan, international competitions laureates, who are studying in the world’s best musical educational institutions, will present their art to the […]

6.08.2018
Maria Mudryak Successfully Performed at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia

The Astana Opera soloist Maria Mudryak debuted at the famous Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. On July 25, 27 and 29, the artist has performed the leading role of Mimi at the premiere of Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème. The final premiere of the season was a great success. Listeners, music critics and mass media representatives […]

3.08.2018
The Astana Opera Is Closing the Fifth Theatrical Season

The large-scale projects of the fifth anniversary season of the Astana Opera House were dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Astana. World masterpieces of opera and ballet art were added to the repertoire. All this is the result of great efforts of the creative team of the country’s largest opera house under the auspices of […]

31.07.2018
Gala de Paris Featuring Principal Dancers of the Paris Opéra Ballet

For the first time in the capital! From July 27 to 30, a unique Gala Ballet evening featuring ballet stars of the Opéra National de Paris will take place at the Astana Opera Main Hall. The European ballet stars will present to the Kazakhstani audience a grand Gala de Paris program under the artistic direction […]

23.07.2018
The World Premiere of One-Act Ballets Will Be Held at the Astana Opera

The last premiere of the fifth anniversary theatrical season of the Astana Opera will take place on July 21 and 22. An Evening of Contemporary Choreography was prepared for the attention of the residents and guests of the capital. World-famous choreographers Raimondo Rebeck (Germany) and Ksenia Zvereva (Russia/Sweden) will tell amazing stories about the flow […]

11.07.2018
Long Live Opera!

World-famous singers, Principal Soloists of the Astana Opera Medet Chotabayev and Barseg Tumanyan together with guest soloist – renowned singer Varduhi Khachatryan (Switzerland) will perform in the concert Viva l’opera. The musical evening will be held at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on July 11. Madeniyet Kairatkeri Yelena Sakhno will perform the piano part. Medet […]

5.07.2018
Bakhtiyar Adamzhan Joined the Ranks of Nur Otan

Today, on July 4, Principal Dancer of the Astana Opera Grand Prix winner of numerous international competitions Bakhtiyar Adamzhan joined the party Nur Otan. It is known that many cultural figures of the country belong to the party Nur Otan and support the wise policy of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Head of […]

4.07.2018
Debut in the Spectacular Adventure Ballet Le Corsaire

A significant debut will take place in A. Adam’s famous ballet Le Corsaire staged by the Artistic Director of the Astana Opera Ballet Company, People’s Artist of Russia Altynai Asylmuratova. On July 7, a young talented dancer Zhanserik Akhmetov will perform for the first time the part of the cunning Isaac Lanquedem at the opera […]

3.07.2018
Grand Premiere of the Solemn Ode Shine Astana Will Take Place at the Astana Opera in Honour of the 20th Anniversary of Astana

World-famous conductor Alan Buribayev, celebrated Kazakhstani tenor Medet Chotabayev and American operatic soprano Angel Blue will perform the solemn ode SHINE ASTANA by outstanding British composer Karl Jenkins. The world premiere will be held on July 2 at the Astana Opera. Over a thousand musicians including combined symphony orchestras and choirs from all regions of […]

29.06.2018
Unexpected Perspective on Classical Music

Brilliant musicians of the Astana Opera will present to the audience an original program of the concert Fantasy, Blues, and Foxtrot. Magnificent works of different genres and eras in an unusual performance will be featured at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on June 29. Artists of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra – Zynkhar Akhmetbek (violin) […]

27.06.2018
The Astana Opera and the China National Opera House Will Present Tomorrow a Grand Joint Project – the Premiere of the Opera Turandot

Kazakhstani opera stars and magnificent artists of the China National Opera House will present G. Puccini’s opera Turandot on June 22 and 23. Celebrated maestro, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, Music Director of the production Alan Buribayev will be conducting the performances. The project is implemented with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports […]

21.06.2018
Turandot Will Set Her Riddles to Solve by the Residents and Guests of the Capital

Fantasy, fairytale, passion, emotions and love – all this is about the new production of G. Puccini’s opera Turandot. Stunning performances of the international and domestic opera stars, ultramodern sets created with the use of never before used theatrical technology, costumes with intricate Chinese cuts and numerous other surprises will amaze the viewers. Incredible in […]

18.06.2018
Vivaldi’s Masterpieces

Famous works by Antonio Vivaldi will be presented in the brilliant performance of the Astana Opera Chamber Orchestra under the baton of the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov. The concert “To the Music of Vivaldi”, dedicated to the 340th anniversary of the outstanding Venetian composer, will take place at the opera house’s Chamber Hall […]

15.06.2018
World’s Best Accordionist Will Give a Concert in Astana

World-famous French accordionist and composer Richard Galliano will perform for the first time at the Astana Opera. The concert “Celebration of Music” will be held at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on June 17.   On this day, residents and guests of the capital will have a unique chance to enjoy the performance of a […]

13.06.2018
New Voices of Classics

A debut performance of a trio of excellent young instrumentalists will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. Magnificent works of classical music will be featured for the listeners within the framework of the concert Exquisite Classics on June 13. Talented musicians, international competitions laureates – artists of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra violinist […]

7.06.2018
(Русский) Музыка любви

Remarkable young artists – the Astana Opera soloists, international competitions laureates – Nazym Sagintai, Malika Minisini, Ramzat Balakishiyev, Yerzhan Saipov, Shyngys Rassylkhan will perform popular works about the most tender feeling of the heart. The concert When the Heart Sings with Love, dedicated to the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Astana, will take place […]

6.06.2018
Premiere of the Fairytale-Fantasy Opera Turandot Will Be Held in Astana

For the first time two opera houses – the Astana Opera and the China National Opera House are preparing to implement a major joint project – the premiere of Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot on June 22 and 23 in Astana. There are big-name theatrical figures on the production team: Music Director and Conductor – Honored […]

5.06.2018
Expressing the Most Important Things through Music

Renowned Kazakhstani Instrumentalists – Gaziza Zhubanova State String Quartet and pianist Daniyar Yessimkhanov will perform in the concert Musical Dialogues on June 7 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. A rich concert program from the series The Kazakh Quartet Invites will feature works of two different periods – Classicism and Romanticism. String Quartet No.6 in […]

1.06.2018
Famous Kazakhstani Artists Will Perform Romantic Music Masterpieces

Principal Soloists of the Astana Opera, Honored Workers of Kazakhstan Aigul Niyazova, Dina Khamzina, Nurlan Bekmukhambetov and Award winner of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Leader of the Nation Bolat Yessimkhanov will perform in the concert “The Romance of Opera and Art Song”. Musical evening from the series […]

31.05.2018
Summer Begins: a Holiday for Children

This year, the International Children’s Day coincided with a milestone date – the Astana Opera Children’s Studio celebrates its fifth anniversary. On June 1, the pupils of the theatrical studio will present a bright festive program at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. “We have been preparing for this concert for about two months already. The […]

30.05.2018
Debuts of the Conductor and Singer in the Opera La Traviata

Principle Conductor of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus, Honored Artist of Ukraine Viktor Ploskina will lead the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra in G. Verdi’s opera La Traviata. H. Brockhaus’ famous production ‘Traviata of the Mirrors’ will be held on May 30 at the opera house’s Main Hall. This evening, opera company soloist international competitions laureate […]

28.05.2018
Symphonic Melodies of Karaganda

A tour of the Symphony Orchestra of the Karaganda Concert Association named after Kali Baizhanov will take place at the Astana Opera. On May 27, a musical evening “With Love, from Karaganda” will be held at the opera house’s Main Hall. Soloist – a famous Russian pianist, international competitions laureate Miroslav Kultyshev. The tour is […]

26.05.2018
Ezio Frigerio Is Connected with Kazakhstan by Great Friendship

Today, on May 23, at the Astana Opera the Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly awarded the Order of Dostyk of the II degree to an outstanding contemporary set designer Ezio Frigerio for his significant contribution to the cultural development of the country, strengthening friendship and cooperation among the […]

23.05.2018
The Astana Opera Will Present the Famous Opera La Bohème in Karaganda

The Astana Opera is going on tour to Karaganda. On May 20, G. Puccini’s opera La Bohème will be presented to the audience at the Miners Palace of Culture. Principal Conductor of the Karaganda Symphony Orchestra Pyotr Gribanov will be conducting the performance, the opera house’s Stage Director – Natalya Kagadiy, Principal Choirmaster of the […]

16.05.2018
Premiere of the Ballet “Le Corsaire” Will Be Held at the Astana Opera

The premiere of A. Adam’s adventure ballet “Le Corsaire”, staged by the People’s Artist of Russia, Artistic Director of the Astana Opera Ballet Company Altynai Asylmuratova, will take place at the Astana Opera two evenings in a row – on May 25 and 26. Choreography, sets, costumes, as well as rousing, colorful characters in this […]

16.05.2018
Concert to the Centenary of Kuddus Kuzhamyarov

The Astana Opera will celebrate the 100th anniversary of People’s Artist of the USSR, laureate of the State Prize of the Kazakh SSR Kuddus Kuzhamyarov. Concert featuring works of the Kazakhstani composers “Echoes of Mukam” will take place on May 18 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. Kuddus Khojamyarovitch Kuzhamyarov is a Kazakhstani composer, educator, […]

16.05.2018
Music that Sounds in the Dark

A unique charity project “Music in the Dark” will be held at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on May 16. An interesting musical and poetic concert program will be presented in absolute darkness. A unique charity project “Music in the Dark” will be held at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on May 16. An interesting […]

14.05.2018
Music of Classical and Folk Instruments

World classical masterpieces and works by Kazakhstani composers performed by the State Trio of the Republic of Kazakhstan “Forte Trio” will be offered for the listeners at the Astana Opera. Concert “Bridges of Time” featuring the Astana Sazy Folk Ensemble will be held on May 12 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. This evening, residents […]

10.05.2018
World Famous Ballet Master Gave a Master Class at the Astana Opera

Master class of world famous ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer Irek Mukhamedov was held at the Astana Opera on May 5. Irek Mukhamedov is a Principal Dancer of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and London’s Royal Ballet, the Artistic Director of the Greek National Opera Ballet, Honored Artist of the RSFSR. During the years of […]

10.05.2018
Aizada Kaponova’s Victory in Italy

Marvelous soprano, the Astana Opera soloist, Chevalier of the Order of Kurmet, international competitions laureate Aizada Kaponova won the 1st place in the XV G. Rossini International Music Competition in the city of Pesaro, Italy. From April 26 to 30, in the Italian city of Pesaro, the homeland of the great composer Gioachino Rossini, an […]

5.05.2018
Singing for the Glory of Victory

The Astana Opera will celebrate one of the most important, revered and significant holidays – the Great Victory Day. On May 9, the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, as well as principal soloists of the opera company will perform the concert “Singing for the Glory of Victory” in the opera house’s Main Hall. “Victory […]

5.05.2018
Brilliant Violinists of Kazakhstan and Russia Will Meet on the Chamber Hall Stage

Bright violinists – soloists of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Bagdat Abilkhanov and Aisulu Baikenova, Honored Artist of Russia Alexey Lundin and laureate of many international competitions Zhandos Mukhamedi on May 6 will perform at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. The concert from the series Musical Intersection fill feature the performance […]

4.05.2018
The Astana Opera Will Show “Spartacus” in Honor of Ramazan Bapov

The famous production of A. Khachaturian’s “Spartacus” staged by the legendary Y. Grigorovich, dedicated to the memory of the outstanding Kazakh ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher, People’s Artist of the USSR Ramazan Bapov, will take place at the Astana Opera Main Hall on May 7. On the Day of the Defender of the Fatherland, the […]

3.05.2018
Unity in Music

The Astana Opera creative team will celebrate the Day of Unity of the People of Kazakhstan. Celebratory concert Tugan Zherim – Altyn Besigim! featuring the Astana Opera’s brilliant principal soloists, symphony orchestra and choir will take place at the opera house’s Main Hall. Masters of the vocal genre – Honored Artist of Kazakhstan Zhannat Baktai, […]

27.04.2018
The Astana Opera Ballet Dancers Conquered New Heights

Famous Kazakhstani ballet dancer, Principal Dancer of the Astana Opera, Grand Prix winner of many prestigious international competitions Bakhtiyar Adamzhan became a laureate of the authoritative International Ballet Award Dance Open (St. Petersburg, Russia) in the nomination “Mister Virtuosity”. The Astana Opera Ballet Company Soloist Serik Nakyspekov became a laureate of the competition “Arabesque-2018” (Perm, […]

25.04.2018
Love for Vocal Art

Honored Artist of Russia, soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre Pavel Chernykh, together with the brilliant vocalists of the Astana Opera will present arias, duets from operas and romances of great classical composers. The concert Favorite Pages of Russian Music will be held in the opera house’s Chamber Hall on April 27. Splendid artists – Honored […]

25.04.2018
Maestro Alan Buribayev Will Present the Premiere of G. Mahler’s Symphony No.5

Principal Conductor of the Astana Opera, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, eminent maestro Alan Buribayev continues a series of brilliant symphonic premieres. “Brahms and Mahler. Symphony Concert” will be held at the opera house’s Main Hall on April 26. In this concert, one of the most sought-after pianists of our time, Freddy Kempf (United Kingdom) will […]

23.04.2018
A Musical Journey to Europe

A Journey through Musical Europe will be offered to the residents and guests of the capital at the Astana Opera. A concert featuring the Gaziza Zhubanova String Quartet, as well as their friends – soloists Magrufa Mukazhanova (harp), Guldana Akimova (flute), Daulet Seidakhmetov (clarinet) will be held in the opera house’s Chamber Hall on April […]

13.04.2018
Birzhan – Sara in the XXI Century Format

Kazakh opera gem Birzhan – Sara by M. Tulebayev is returning to the Astana Opera’s stage in the new musical and scenic version. Moreover, the director’s staging, as well as sets, costumes and lighting will be on par with the best world opera houses. Incredible surprises will be revealed to the audience on the premiere […]

12.04.2018
Brilliant Opera Singers Will Perform a Splendid Concert Program

Principal Soloists of the Astana Opera, Honored Workers of Kazakhstan Saltanat Akhmetova and Talgat Mussabaev, as well as a guest singer – bass from Armenia, international competitions laureate Sargis Bazhbeuk-Melikyan will perform masterpieces of world opera classics. The concert “My Love is Opera” will be held at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on April 22. […]

12.04.2018
Tender Music for Cello

The bright concert “A Delightful Sound of Cello”, dedicated to the memory of People’s Artist of the USSR Natalia Shakhovskaya, will take place in the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on April 18. The musical evening will feature the renowned cellist’s student, well-known Kazakhstani musician, laureate of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic […]

4.04.2018
Fiery Argentinean Music in Astana

Due to numerous requests of the listeners, masterpieces of the outstanding Argentinean composer Astor Piazzolla will be presented at the Astana Opera. The concert “Obra Maestra Astor Piazzolla” will take place on April 13 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. Bright interpretations of the composer’s works will be performed by the artists of the instrumental […]

2.04.2018
The Greatness of the Musical Geniuses of Austria

“The Eternal Viennese Classical Music” will be featured at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on April 10. Works of great Austrian composers will be performed by the Astana Opera Chamber Orchestra under the direction of conductor Eldar Saparayev. Soloist – Honored Worker of Kazakhstan, soloist of the opera house’s orchestra, brilliant violinist Bagdat Abilkhanov. Eldar […]

30.03.2018
Humor in Music

An evening of musical jokes and fun surprises will be held at the Astana Opera on the April Fools’ Day. On April 1, brilliant principal soloists of the opera company, the symphony orchestra and the chorus under the leadership of the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov will perform at the opera house’s Main Hall […]

29.03.2018
Dedication to S. Rachmaninoff

The concert “Spring Waters”, dedicated to the 145th birthday of S. Rachmaninoff, will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on April 4. Masterpieces of an outstanding composer, pianist and conductor will be performed by the capital’s masters of vocal and instrumental genres. Musical evening from the series “About Music and its Creators” will […]

28.03.2018
Medet Chotabayev Received the Order of the Star of Italy

On March 26, Principal Soloist of the Astana Opera, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Medet Chotabayev has received an award – he was named Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy for strengthening of cultural ties between Italy and Kazakhstan and promoting the Italian language. The artist successfully performs leading roles at world’s best […]

26.03.2018
Bakhtiyar Adamzhan Has Won the Audience of the State Kremlin Palace

A brilliant Kazakhstani artist, Grand Prix winner of many international competitions, Principal Dancer of the Astana Opera Bakhtiyar Adamzhan performed on March 24 at the State Kremlin Palace (Russia, Moscow). A gala concert of world-famous ballet stars “Rudolf Nureyev. From the Past to the Future”, dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the legendary artist Rudolf […]

26.03.2018
The Magical Journey of Peer Gynt

The atmosphere of Norway, fairytale characters, fascinating journey with the titular character to the amazing vistas, into the underground kingdom, and much more awaits the young audience members at the premiere of the musical project for children “The Journey of Peer Gynt” to the music of Edvard Grieg. A concert from the series “Classical Music […]

20.03.2018
Aizada Kaponova Debuts as Kyz Zhibek

During the celebration of Nauryz – on March 22 and 24 – national opera gem Kyz Zhibek by Y. Brussilovsky will be featured for the listeners at the Astana Opera Main Hall. On March 24, a marvelous soprano, soloist of the opera company, international competitions laureate, holder of the Order of Kurmet Aizada Kaponova makes […]

19.03.2018
World Famous Conductor Zubin Mehta Was Awarded the Order of Dostyk

On March 14, in Los Angeles (USA) world famous musician Zubin Mehta has received the State Award of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Order of Dostyk of the II degree. For his merits in state and public activities, significant contribution to the socio-economic and cultural development of the country, strengthening of friendship and cooperation between […]

18.03.2018
Flute’s Tender Melody

Brilliant flutists – soloists of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra Alexander Taraskin, Balzhan Saparova, Alima Abeuova, Aida Abdykadyrova, Zhanbota Balgabekov, Aigerim Dautbayeva will demonstrate the art of solo and ensemble performances in the concert Flutes on Vacation. The musical evening will be held on March 25 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. Honored Worker of […]

18.03.2018
The Astana Opera Invites to Celebrate Nauryz Together

During the spring equinox holiday – Nauryz – a grand concert “Kosh Keldin, Nauryz!” (Welcome, Nauryz) will take place on March 23 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. The special atmosphere of the long-awaited day of renewal, triumph of love and friendship reigns in these days at the capital’s opera house. The program of the […]

14.03.2018
To the Sounds of Baroque Music

Baroque opera masterpieces will be presented to the audience by principal soloists, the Astana Opera Chamber Orchestra under the baton of the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov and the choir led by the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Dautov. Baroque Opera Gala will take place on March 14 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall […]

13.03.2018
Famous Violin Virtuoso Erzhan Kulibaev Will Perform at the Astana Opera

The Astana Opera Chamber Orchestra under the baton of the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov together with world-famous violinist Erzhan Kulibaev (Kazakhstan-Spain) will present the concert Masterpieces of Violin Music. Outstanding works of German classical composers will be performed on March 21 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. Virtuoso Erzhan Kulibaev is a winner […]

12.03.2018
Guests from the Abai Opera House, Kazakh National University of Arts and the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia Will Perform at the Astana Opera

On March 18, guests from the Abai Opera House, Kazakh National University of Arts and the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will perform the concert “Breeze from the Aegean Sea in the Kazakh Steppe” at the Astana Opera. Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Askar Buribayev will conduct the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra. The audience will also meet […]

7.03.2018
Musical Carnival

 Classical Music: From Pathetics to Carnival will be presented to the listeners at the Astana Opera. The evening of piano music from the series His Majesty the Piano featuring virtuoso performance of the international competitions laureate Daniyar Yessimkhanov will be held at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on March 16. Piano soloist Daniyar Yessimkhanov successfully […]

6.03.2018
Three, Four, Five

An unusual concert Three, Four, Five, in which chamber music will be performed by a trio, quartet and quintet, will be held at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall on March 11. Young musicians will present to the audience a new interpretation of timeless classics. The trio will be represented by the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan […]

4.03.2018
March 8 with the Astana Opera

Astana Opera will celebrate International Women’s Day with bright concert programs. A festive concert “One Thousand and One Confessions” will be held at the opera house’s Chamber Hall on March 7, and on March 9 the audience will receive an “Invitation to Dance” from famous Kazakhstani instrumentalists. The day before the spring women’s holiday, a […]

3.03.2018
New Musical-Scenic Version of the Opera Birzhan-Sara Awaits Astana

Gem of Kazakh opera – Birzhan-Sara by Mukan Tulebayev to the libretto by Kazhym Dzhumaliyev will be featured for the audience at the Astana Opera’s Main Hall on April 20 and 21. A masterpiece of national art will dazzle with new colors and surprise the sophisticated listeners with staging ideas and incredible special effects. A […]

2.03.2018
Favorite Ballet for Beautiful Ladies

The Astana Opera Ballet Company for the first time at the Astana Opera will present P. Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake in a new choreographic version of the Artistic Director of the ballet company, People’s Artist of Russia Altynai Asylmuratova. The ballet will be performed on March 8, 10 and 17 at the opera house’s Main Hall. […]

1.03.2018
The Spring Symphony at the Astana Opera

The Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra under the baton of the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov will present to listeners The Symphony of Spring. The concert featuring a promising young pianist, laureate of many international competitions Ivan Bessonov (Russia) will take place on March 4 at the opera house’s Main Hall. N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov’s symphonic suite […]

28.02.2018
Music of Gratitude to Motherland

On the first day of spring, a festive concert dedicated to the Day of Gratitude Music Will Touch the Strings of Your Soul will be held at the Astana Opera. On March 1, excellent Kazakhstani musicians will present their art to the audience at the opera house’s Chamber Hall. “With this concert, we want to […]

27.02.2018
Debut of the Youngest Astana Opera Artist

Theatrical performance of C. Orff’s famous scenic cantata Carmina Burana will be presented at the Astana Opera. On February 21, the youngest artist – soloist of the Astana Opera Children’s Studio Kazhymurat Yerkin for the first time will perform the tenor part. The uniqueness of Kazhymurat Yerkin’s talent is that at the age of ten […]

20.02.2018
Musical Representations of Love

The concert I Love and Melt will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. The opera company soloist Madina Islamova (soprano) will present a series of female lyrical characters of the world opera. Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Azamat Zheltyrguzov (baritone), soloist Ramzat Balakishiyev (tenor), orchestra musicians Balzhan Saparova (flute), Lyubov Tkachenko (harp), Kirill Krasyukov […]

20.02.2018
Manon at the Abai Opera House

On February 14, at 19:00, the ballet Manon by the outstanding choreographer of the XX century Kenneth MacMIllan will take place at the Abai Opera House. The ballet is based on the novel L’Histoire du Chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut by Abbé Prévost. The production was added to the Astana Opera’s repertoire relatively […]

12.02.2018
Almaty Was Delighted with the Astana Opera

On February 10, A. Zhubanov and L. Khamidi’s opera Abai opened the tour of the Astana Opera to Almaty at the Abai Opera House. The listeners did not hold back tears in the final scene, showed their appreciation of the artists’ skills with a standing ovation, and at the end of the night waited for […]

12.02.2018
Musicians Make Declarations of Love

Popular works on the theme of love will be offered to the attention of the residents and guests of the capital at the Astana Opera. The romantic concert All About Love will take place on February 14 at the opera house’s Chamber Hall within the framework of the Bel Canto Musical Salon series. Brilliant singers […]

8.02.2018
Masterpieces of World Chamber Music Will Be Presented at the Astana Opera

The Gaziza Zhubanova State String Quartet is a collective that enjoys recognition of domestic and foreign audiences. The performers will present the concert Under the Sign of Chamber Music from the series Kazakh Quartet Invites on February 18 at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall. “This evening we will perform together with our good friend – […]

7.02.2018
The Musical Unity of Kazakhstan and Serbia

The Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra under the leadership of the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov and the famous pianist from Serbia Maja Rajkovic will present an outstanding concert From the Balkans to the Great Steppe. Melodies of Kazakhstani and Serbian composers will be performed on February 15 at the opera house’s Main Hall. Tles […]

6.02.2018
The Music of French Impressionism Will Be Performed in Astana

An evening of French music in the Impressionist style L’Impression will be presented by the State Trio of the Republic of Kazakhstan Forte Trio. On February 9, a premiere will take place at the Astana Opera Chamber Hall: the famous ensemble will perform for the first time Maurice Ravel’s famous Piano Trio for piano, violin […]

2.02.2018
Medet Chotabayev Received the State Scholarship

On January 26, Principal Soloist of the Astana Opera Medet Chotabayev received the State Scholarship of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy in the field of culture. At the official ceremony in Almaty, the Principal Soloist emphasized that all the conditions for inspired creative work were created for the artists. This […]

26.01.2018
New Names in the Opera «Kyz Zhibek»

Magnificent mezzo-soprano soloist of the Astana Opera Malika Minisini will make her debut in the role of Batsaiy in Y. Brusilovsky’s opera Kyz Zhibek on January 28 at the opera house’s Main Hall. “The most challenging part of this role is the acting. My heroine is an experienced woman, who is helping to marry off […]

24.01.2018
Master-class from a World-Famous Ballet Master

A unique master-class of the sought-after in the whole world French ballet master Yannick Boquin are taking place at the Astana Opera from January 16 to 27. Yannick Boquin gives master classes in the world’s most prominent theatres, including the Royal Swedish Ballet, the Dresden Semper Oper, Finnish National Ballet, the Béjart Ballet Lausanne (Switzerland), […]

23.01.2018
Serik Nakyspekov’s Debut in the Ballet Spartacus

All the ballet dancers dream of this part from the beginners’ classes of the choreographic school. Not surprisingly, because Spartacus is one of the most heroic roles in the ballet repertoire. For international competitions laureate, the Astana Opera soloist Serik Nakyspekov, a debut in the title role of A. Khachaturyan’s famous ballet Spartacus is achieving […]

22.01.2018
Due to Bad Weather, the Management of the Astana Opera Is Ready to Exchange Tickets for Today’s Performance, which will be Taking Place in Any Case

French composer Georges Bizet’s popular opera Carmen will be taking place today at the Astana Opera Main Hall at 19.00, as scheduled. Due to rapid deterioration of weather conditions, the opera house management is ready to exchange tickets for today’s performance. The viewers can choose any other production from the opera house’s repertoire, with the condition that […]

11.01.2018
Debut in the Palace of Bakhchisarai

Asafiev’s famous dramatic ballet The Fountain of Bakhchisarai is a real gem that adorns the repertoire of the Astana Opera. On January 14, a debut will take place in the choreographic poem: a young ballet dancer Bakhytgul Ispanova for the first time will perform the part of the Polish princess Maria at the opera house’s […]

11.01.2018
Tour of the Astana Opera to Almaty

The Astana Opera is going on tour to the cultural capital of Kazakhstan – the city of Almaty. The capital’s opera house will present a rich program featuring world art masterpieces at the alma mater of opera and ballet – the Abay Opera House. The tour will be held within the framework of the program […]

9.01.2018
Zhan Tapin’s Debut in the Opera La Traviata

A sought-after lyric tenor in the prime of his career Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Zhan Tapin makes his debut as Alfredo Germont in G. Verdi’s La Traviata. The performance will take place on December 27 at the Astana Opera Main Hall. Principal Soloist of the opera company Zhan Tapin is a favourite of Kazakhstani audience. […]

26.12.2017
Jazz at the Astana Opera

The Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra under the leadership of the Honored Worker of Kazakhstan Abzal Mukhitdinov will present to the audience a bright, fascinating program, harmoniously combining jazz and classical music. The concert Jazz in Opera will take place on December 23 at the opera house’s Main Hall. Jazz originated in the southern states of […]

22.12.2017

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