Saltanat Muratbekova

mezzo-soprano

She graduated from T. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy (Almaty, 2002). She is a graduate of Mario Del Monaco Academy of Vocal Arts (Pesaro, 2009).

From 2002 to 2007 she worked as an actress at West Kazakhstan Drama Theatre (Uralsk city). From 2003 to 2007 was a soloist of G. Kurmangaliyeva Philharmonic. From 2008 to 2009 sang as a soloist in many Italian cities under engagements with Teatro Comunale in Treviso, Rossini Opera Theatre in Pesaro, G. Pergolesi Opera Theatre in Jesi, Ascoli Piceno Theatre. Aattended master class of the renowned conductor Alberto Zedda and took lessons from eminent Maestro Mario Melani.

From 2010 to 2013 was a soloist of State Academic Theatre named after Abai (Almaty). Since 2013 – soloist-intern of State Theatre of Opera and Ballet «Astana Opera».

AWARDS:

• Laureatet of the Rossini International Opera Festival (Italy, 2008 )

REPERTOIRE:

Ulrika («Un ballo in maschera» by G. Verdi)
Marchesa Melibea («Il viaggio a Reims» by G. Rossini)
Oreste («Oreste» G. Handel)
Olga Larina («Eugene Onegin» by P. Tchaikovsky)
Siebel («Faust» by C. Gounod)
Karlygash («Abai» by A. Zhubanov, L. Khamidi)
Fatima («Makhambet» by B. Zhumaniyazov)
Duriya («Kyz Zhibek» by E. Brusilovsky)
Flora («La Traviata» by G. Verdi)
Maddalena («Rigoletto» by G. Verdi)
Laura («Iolanta» by P. Tchaikovsky)