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Astana Opera. Photo © Karla Nur
La Bayadere premiers at Astana Opera for Christmas

Astana Opera presents one of the most popular and complex classical ballets La Bayadere by French choreographer Marius Petipa for Christmas.

La Bayadere premiers at Astana Opera for Christmas
Principal Dancer of the Mariinsky Ballet Oksana Skorik
Principal dancers of Mariinsky Theater perform in Astana Opera

Principal dancers of world famous Mariinsky Theater Oksana Skorik and Yevgeniy Ivanchenko came to Astana.

Principal dancers of Mariinsky Theater perform in Astana Opera
Photo © Jacob Crawfurd
Noreum Machi bring traditional Korean music to Astana Opera on October 4

NoreumMachi, a South Korean musical band, is performing at Astana Opera for the first time as a part of the International Silk Way Festival.

Noreum Machi bring traditional Korean music to Astana Opera on October 4
Photo © Astana Opera/ Karla Nur
Astana Opera opens third season with Silk Road Music Festival

The 3rd theatrical season of Astana Opera opens with the 2nd International Music Festival Silk Road.

Astana Opera opens third season with Silk Road Music Festival
Photo © Astana Opera/photographers: Karla Nur
Kazakhstan discovers outdoor opera; Verdi's Aida comes first

Giuseppe Verdi's Aida opera was presented on the square in front of the Pyramid in Astana.

Kazakhstan discovers outdoor opera; Verdi's Aida comes first
Aigerim Beketova and Yerkin Rakhmatullayev. Photo © Astana Opera/Karla Nur
Astana Opera ballet dancers to perform at Teatro alla Scala

Lead ballerina of the Astana Opera Aigerim Beketova and Yerkin Rakhmatullayev will perform on the legendary stage of the Italian Teatro alla Scala.

Astana Opera ballet dancers to perform at Teatro alla Scala
Photo courtesy of Astana Opera.
World's oldest San Carlo theater in Astana on July 5-6

A troupe from the world's oldest active opera house Teatro di San Carlo located in Napls, Italy will perform on the stage of Astana Opera in Astana on July 5-6.

World's oldest San Carlo theater in Astana on July 5-6
Photo © Karla Nur
James Kirby to perform with Galiya Bisengalieva at Astana Opera on May 17

Famous British pianist James Kirby and talented Kazakhstani violin player Galiya Bisengalieva will perform on the Astana Opera stage

James Kirby to perform with Galiya Bisengalieva at Astana Opera on May 17
Giancarlo del Monaco. Photo © Karla Nur
Politician, poet and cultural ambassador: Giancarlo del Monaco presents cinematic Abay Opera

In September, Italian stage director Giancarlo del Monaco will be presenting a new version of the famous Kazakh opera Abay written by Akhmet Zhubanov and Latif Khamidi at Astana Opera.

Politician, poet and cultural ambassador: Giancarlo del Monaco presents cinematic Abay Opera
Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra ©Astana Opera
Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra to perform in Astana Opera

Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Valeriy Gergiev and a world-renowned Russian pianist Denis Matsuev will perform in Astana Opera on April 24.

Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra to perform in Astana Opera
Photo © Karla Nur/Astana Opera
Lavish and extravagant celebration of poetic ballet The Fountain of Bakhchisarai at Astana Opera

The Astana Opera is currently preparing for a grand premier of The Fountain of Bakhchisarai, a ballet inspired by Alexander Pushkin’s poem of the same title.

Lavish and extravagant celebration of poetic ballet The Fountain of Bakhchisarai at Astana Opera
Alia Tanykpayeva and Zoltan Olah
Hungarian ballet stars to perform in Astana Opera

The etoiles of Hungarian State Opera are to perform in Kazakhstan's production of Swan Lake.

Hungarian ballet stars to perform in Astana Opera
Astana Opera. Photo courtesy of strategy2050.kz
Puccini's La Boheme on Astana Opera stage

Astana Opera of Kazakhstan will be presenting one of the most famous operas - Puccini's La Boheme.

Puccini's La Boheme on Astana Opera stage
©Astana Opera/Karla Nur
Astana Opera to stage Verdi's La Traviata directed by Brockhaus

The most personal opera of a famous Italian operatic composer Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata directed by Henning Brockhaus will be staged at Kazakhstan's Astana Opera on March 4 and 26.

Astana Opera to stage Verdi's La Traviata directed by Brockhaus
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Welsh music at Astana Opera and live on Tengrinews today

A Celebration of Wales and the Welsh People dedicated to Saint David's Day is taking place in Astana Opera on February 27.

Welsh music at Astana Opera and live on Tengrinews today
Ballet troupe of Astana Opera during rehearsals. ©Astana Opera/Karla Nur
Fountain of Bakhchisarai to premier in Astana Opera in April

Boris Asafiev's Fountain of Bakhchisarai will be premiered on the stage of Astana Opera House on April 11 and 12.

Fountain of Bakhchisarai to premier in Astana Opera in April
©Astana Opera/Karla Nur
Astana Opera to stage Romeo and Juliet for March holidays

The upcoming holiday – the International Women's Day – may become even brighter for Astana residents and guests with Romeo and Juliet on the stage of Astana Opera.

Astana Opera to stage Romeo and Juliet for March holidays
Photo courtesy of miui.com
Astana Opera celebrates Victory Day with series of charity concerts starting Feb 19

The first concert featured music of French composers and took place at the Astana Art Gallery on February 19.

Astana Opera celebrates Victory Day with series of charity concerts starting Feb 19
Astan Opera. Photo courtesy of 3d.astana.kz
Open your heart for love songs in Astana Opera on February 13

The Astana Opera has dedicated the Vsyo o Lubvy (Everything about Love) concert to the Valentine’s Day.

Open your heart for love songs in Astana Opera on February 13
Photo © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Astana Opera ballet company wins hearts of Italian audience

The Astana Opera ballet company has won hearts of the audience with the Gala Ballet at the Italy’s oldest theatre Carlo Felice.

Astana Opera ballet company wins hearts of Italian audience