Talgat Mussabayev


Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

In 2002 he graduated from Kazakh National Conservatory named after Kurmangazy with a specialization in “Solo Singing” and in the same place in 2004 he did assistanship-internship (class of the professor S. Abilov). He did internship in Italy: Jesi, Milan (“La Scala” Academy), Bologna (Accademia Teatro Comunale).

From 2001 he was a soloist of State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Abay. From 2004 – 2007 he was a teacher at Kazakh National Conservatory (Faculty of “Solo Singing”). From 2007 to 2013 he was a leading soloist of National Opera and Ballet Theatre named after K. Baiseitova. From 2013 he has been a leading soloist of State Theatre of Opera and Ballet “Astana Opera”. He did numerous tour concerts:

Within a framework of Kazakhstan Days in Russia he performed on the stage of Bolshoi Theatre singing Onegin in P. Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” (Moscow, 2003). In 2004 together with Kazakh State Academic Orchestra of Folk Instruments named after Kurmangazy and “Academy of Soloists” chamber orchestra he went on tour in Italian cities: Rome, Genoa, Florence, Syracuse and others. He gave concerts in USA on the most prestigious stages in the world: Carnegie Hall (New-York), Kennedy Centre (Washington, D. C.) with the program “Songs and Melodies of Kazakhstan” (2005).


  • Grand Prix at the I International Vocal Competition named after B. Tulegenoca (2001)
  • II prize at the International Vocal Competition named after M. Glinka (Astrakhan, 2003)
  • Grand Prix at the I International Chamber Singers Competition named after R. Yakhin (Kazan, 2003)
  • Special Prize for Foreign Competitioner at the International Vocal Competition “Ritorna Vincitor” (Italy, Naples, 2007).

His repertoire is various and comprises opera, symphonic and chamber compositions.


Abay («Abay» by A. Zhubanov, L. Khamidi)
Kapan («Yer-Targyn» by Y. Brusilovsky)
Onegin («Eugene Onegin» by P.I. Tchaikovsky)
Yeletsky («The Queen of Spades» by P.I. Tchaikovsky)
Robert («Iolanta» by P.I. Tchaikovsky)
Escamillo («Carmen» by G. Bizet)
Germone («La Traviata» by G. Verdi)
Count di Luna («The Troubadour» by G. Verdi)
Amonasro («Aida» by G. Verdi)
Ezio («Attila» by G. Verdi)
Marcello («La Boheme» by G. Puccini)
Sharpless («Madame Butterfly» by G. Puccini)
Albert («Werther» by G. Massenet)
Valentin («Faust» by C. Gounod)
Aleko («Aleko» by S. Rachmaninoff)
Lanciotto («Francesca da Rimini» by S. Rachmaninoff)


  • 9th symphony (L. Van Beethoven)
  • «Carmina Burana» (C. Orff)