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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 © 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
Rafel Urazov and Joaquin Cortes. Photo courtesy of Rafael Urazov
Kazakhstani Rafael Urazov invited to Jaoquin Cortes' dance company

Joaquin Cortes, the King of Flamenco, has invited a Kazakh ballet dancer Rafael Urazov to join his dance company.

Kazakhstani Rafael Urazov invited to Jaoquin Cortes' dance company
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
Rome and Juliette ballet
Stars of Russian Ballet in Almaty, Astana and Aktau

Stars of Russian ballet will be brining masterpieces of classical music and choreography to Almaty, Astana and Aktau in Kazakhstan.

Stars of Russian Ballet in Almaty, Astana and Aktau
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
The poster of the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Abay.
Imperial Russian Ballet to perform in Almaty

Almaty has an excellent opportunity to enjoy the mastery of the Russian ballet school: Imperial Russian Ballet Company led by Gediminas Taranda will perform in Almaty on April 4-5.

Imperial Russian Ballet to perform in Almaty
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/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
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 © 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
Photo courtesy of astanaballet.kz
Astana Ballet presents three centuries of classic choreography

The Astana ballet is presenting the premier of the From Century to Century classic ballet performance on January 28, at the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation in Astana.

Astana Ballet presents three centuries of classic choreography
Madina Bassbayeva and Bakhtiyar Adamzhan (Spartacus). Photo © Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Astana Opera tours Italy with Spartacus: Tengrinews streams live

The Astana Opera ballet company from Kazakhstan is currently touring Italy.

Astana Opera tours Italy with Spartacus: Tengrinews streams live
Photo courtesy of the press service of Astana Opera.
Astana Opera dancers to perform in Milan next year

Leading dancers of Astana Opera Aigerim Beketayeva and Yerkin Rakhmatullaev have been invited to perform on the stage of La Scala theatre In Milan.

Astana Opera dancers to perform in Milan next year
Photo  © Astana Opera
Astana Opera and Grigorivich present The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker will be presented on the main stage of Astana, Kazakhstan on December 25, 27, 28 and 31.

Astana Opera and Grigorivich present The Nutcracker
Photo ©astanaopera.kz/ Karla Nur
Astana Opera to present Alem ballet on October 5

Alem (The Birth of Beauty) ballet will premier on the Astana Opera stage on October 5.

Astana Opera to present Alem ballet on October 5
Alexander Volchkov and Yekaterina Shipulina ©Mark  Khageman/bolshoi.ru
Principal dancers of Bolshoi Theatre to perform in Astana Opera House

The principal dancers of Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow will perform in Astana Opera House for the first time ever on September 23.

Principal dancers of Bolshoi Theatre to perform in Astana Opera House
Vadim Muntagirov and Iana Salenko. Photo courtesy of zavtra.ru
Salenko and Muntagirov to perform in Swan Lake in Almaty

Principle dancers of European theatres will perform Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s legendary Swan Lake in the Abay State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Almaty.

Salenko and Muntagirov to perform in Swan Lake in Almaty