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Tenor Alagna saves Met Opera but risks his voice
Tenor Alagna saves Met Opera but risks his voice

When Jonas Kaufmann suddenly bowed out of the Metropolitan Opera's production of Manon Lescaut, Roberto Alagna pulled off the herculean feat of learning the complex score within days.

Tenor Alagna saves Met Opera but risks his voice
Tintin braves new adventure at real-life opera
Tintin braves new adventure at real-life opera

Over the years Tintin has battled spies, climbed the Himalayas and travelled to the Moon but the intrepid Belgian boy reporter now faces what could be his biggest adventure yet -- an opera.

Tintin braves new adventure at real-life 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
Paulina Vega during the Opera Ball in Almaty. ©Aizhan Tugelbayeva
Paulina Vega tells about her trip to Kazakhstan in June

Miss Universe-2014 Paulina Vega from Columbia has devoted a video in her blog to Kazakhstan.

Paulina Vega tells about her trip to Kazakhstan in June
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
Illustration. ©Tengrinews.kz
Kazakhstan's Opera Ball Award finalists announced

Six finalists of the Opera Ball Award has been named.

Kazakhstan's Opera Ball Award finalists announced
Maria Mudryak. Photo courtesy of Maria Mudryak
Kazakhstan's opera diva Maria Mudryak performs in Astana

Italian opera singer Maria Mudryak from Kazakhstan performed in Astana.

Kazakhstan's opera diva Maria Mudryak performs in Astana
During the shooting. Photo courtesy of KazKommertsBank
Carmen falls in love with biker in new Kazakh production of Bizet's masterpiece

Enjoy the promo video for Kazakhstani premiere of Bizet's Carmen in Almaty's Abay State Opera House.

Carmen falls in love with biker in new Kazakh production of Bizet's masterpiece
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
Photo courtesy of delfi.lv
Police frees Kazakh family taken hostage in Latvia

In a special hostage rescue operation, Latvian police has freed a Kazakhstani family of four, who were kept hostage for their expensive property in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Police frees Kazakh family taken hostage in Latvia
Opera singers among French Alps air crash victims: theatre
Opera singers among French Alps air crash victims: theatre

Two star opera singers, one of them accompanied by her baby, were among 150 people killed in the German airliner that crashed in the French Alps.

Opera singers among French Alps air crash victims: theatre
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
Mariya Mudryak. Photo from Mudryak's profile in Facebook.
Maria Mudryak mulls solo concert in Kazakhstan

Opera singer Maria Mudryak from Kazakhstan will give solo concerts in Almaty and Astana in May. The events are dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory Day.

Maria Mudryak mulls solo concert in Kazakhstan
Barseg Tumanyan. Photo courtesy of Astana Opera
Renowned bass vocalist to perform in Astana Opera

World famous opera singer Barseg Tumanyan will give a solo concert on January 16 in Astana Opera.

Renowned bass vocalist to perform in Astana Opera
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 singer wins Finnish Vocal Competition

Kazakh singer Rosa Nurkey of Astana Opera has become one of the winners of the 3rd International Competition-festival of Choral, Instrumental Music and Academic Vocal in Turku, Finland.

Astana Opera singer wins Finnish Vocal Competition
Maria Mudryak, 19 y.o. Photo from personal archives
Maria Mudryak to perform in Astana Opera for the first time

Italian opera singer Maria Mudryak will perform for the first time on the stage of Astana Opera in Kazakhstan.

Maria Mudryak to perform in Astana Opera for the first time
Photo © TengrinewsTV
Kazakh singer Saltanat Akhmetova wins Big Opera in Russia

Kazakhstani opera singer Saltanat Akhmetova has become the winner of the Big Opera television competition for young artists.

Kazakh singer Saltanat Akhmetova wins Big Opera in Russia
New York honors Jessye Norman, soprano who 'heals soul'
New York honors Jessye Norman, soprano who 'heals soul'

New York's opera community paid tribute to the legendary soprano Jessye Norman, with Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison.

New York honors Jessye Norman, soprano who 'heals soul'
Photo  © astanaopera.kz
Zeffirelli to present Aida in Astana Opera on November 19-22

Franco Zeffirelli will direct Aida opera in the Astana Opera.

Zeffirelli to present Aida in Astana Opera on November 19-22