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.
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.
The 3rd theatrical season of Astana Opera opens with the 2nd International Music Festival Silk Road.
Miss Universe-2014 Paulina Vega from Columbia has devoted a video in her blog to Kazakhstan.
Giuseppe Verdi's Aida opera was presented on the square in front of the Pyramid in Astana.
Six finalists of the Opera Ball Award has been named.
Italian opera singer Maria Mudryak from Kazakhstan performed in Astana.
Enjoy the promo video for Kazakhstani premiere of Bizet's Carmen in Almaty's Abay State Opera House.
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.
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.
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.
Astana Opera of Kazakhstan will be presenting one of the most famous operas - Puccini's La Boheme.
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.
World famous opera singer Barseg Tumanyan will give a solo concert on January 16 in Astana Opera.
Leading dancers of Astana Opera Aigerim Beketayeva and Yerkin Rakhmatullaev have been invited to perform on the stage of La Scala theatre In Milan.
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.
Italian opera singer Maria Mudryak will perform for the first time on the stage of Astana Opera in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstani opera singer Saltanat Akhmetova has become the winner of the Big Opera television competition for young artists.
New York's opera community paid tribute to the legendary soprano Jessye Norman, with Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison.
Franco Zeffirelli will direct Aida opera in the Astana Opera.