Gulzhanat Sapakova

(Русский) Меццо-сопрано

Gulzhanat Sapakova graduated from Tchaikovsky Music College in 1992 with accreditation in choir conducting. In 1999 she graduated from Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory (class of People’s Artist of the USSR B. Tulegenova). In 2002 she did her postgraduate studies at Kazakh National Academy of Music. Mrs Sapakova did internship at Arizona Academy of Vocal Arts (USA, 2006) and Accademia Teatro alla Scala (Italy, 2010).

From 1999 to 2000 she was a soloist of Abay Kazakh State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet. From 2000 to 2006 she taught singing at Kazakh National Academy of Music. From 2001 to 2014 she was a soloist of Baiseitova National Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Since 2014 she is a soloist of the State Theatre of Opera and Ballet “Astana Opera”.

AWARDS:

– Diploma of the III International Creative Youth Festival “Shabyt” (Astana, 2000);

– III prize of the International B. Tulegenova International Vocal Competition (Almaty, 2001);

– I prize of the International Competition “Romansiada” (Shymkent, 2007);

– III prize of the XII International Festival-Competition “Hopes, Talents and Masters” (Bulgaria, 2007);

– II prize of the International Vocal Competition “Citta’ di Fasano” (Italy, 2008);

– I prize of the International Competition “Future Stars” (Turkey, 2013).

REPERTOIRE:

Amneris («Aida» by G. Verdi)

Charlotte (“Werther” by J. Massenet)

Tosca («Tosca» by G. Puccini)

Olga («Eugene Onegin» by P. Tchaikovsky)

Maddalena (“Rigoletto” by G. Verdi)

Suzuki (“Madame Butterfly” by G. Puccini)

Berta (“Il Barbiere di Siviglia” by G. Rossini)

Flora (“La Traviata” by G. Verdi)

Emilia (“Otello” by G. Verdi)

MarcellinaCherubino (“Le Nozze di Figaro” by W.A. Mozart)

Nicklausse (“The Tales of Hoffmann” by J. Offenbach)

Eboli (“Don Carlos” by G. Verdi)

Santuzza (“Cavalleria Rusticana” by R. Leoncavallo)

Lyubasha (“The Tsar’s Bride” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov)

Balym (“Kamar sulu” by Y. Rakhmadiyev)

Analyk (“Birzhan  Sara” by M. Tulebayev)

Karlygash (“Abay” by A. Zhubanov, L. Khamidi)

Kamka (“Kyz Zhibek” by Y. Brussilovsky)

Queen (“The Magic Music” by M. Minkov)