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Verdi's La traviata premier at Astana Opera and live on Tengrinews TV

Giuseppe Verdi’s timeless masterpiece La traviata will open in the Astana Opera today and will be live streamed on Tengrinews TV.

Verdi's La traviata premier at Astana Opera and live on Tengrinews TV
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Astana Opera singers to perform in Opera Bastille in November

The Astana Opera artists will perform at the Opera Bastille in Paris on November 2.

Astana Opera singers to perform in Opera Bastille in November
During the rehearsal of the Elixir of Love opera. Personal file photo of Mariya Mudryak.
Kazakhstan's Maria Mudryak stars in Donizetti's Elixir of Love in Italy

Maria Mudryak from Pavlodar, northern Kazakhstan will perform the leading role in famous Gaetano Donizetti’s opera The Elixir of Love.

Kazakhstan's Maria Mudryak stars in Donizetti's Elixir of Love in Italy
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La boheme at Astana Opera on September 29, live on Tengrinews

Giacomo Puccini’s classic La boheme will be presented on the Astana Opera stage on September 29.

La boheme at Astana Opera on September 29, live on Tengrinews
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Leading soloists of Astana Opera to train in La Scala Academy

Leading soloists of Astana Opera Zhupar Gabdullina and Dina Khamzina have gone to training courses to the Vocal School of world-renowned La Scala theatre.

Leading soloists of Astana Opera to train in La Scala Academy
'Bash' computer bug could hit millions
'Bash' computer bug could hit millions

The US government and technology experts warned of a vulnerability in some computer-operating systems.

'Bash' computer bug could hit millions
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Legendary Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo to sing in Astana Opera

Famous Italian operatic tenor Vittorio Grigalo will perform on the stage of Astana Opera House on October 6 as part of the First International Silk Road Festival.

Legendary Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo to sing in Astana Opera
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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
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
Placido Domingo seeks new opera stars
Placido Domingo seeks new opera stars

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo presented the latest edition of Operalia, a competition he described as the "Olympics of the opera".

Placido Domingo seeks new opera stars
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Astana Opera House goes global

Kazakhstan's Astana Opera troupe will tour the United States of America, Canada, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Astana Opera House goes global
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Tosca opera to open Silk Road Festival in Astana

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca with Anna Pirozzi, Massimo Giordano and Alberto Gazale will open the Silk Road festival at the Astana Opera theater.

Tosca opera to open Silk Road Festival in Astana
Italian-American opera star Licia Albanese dead at 105
Italian-American opera star Licia Albanese dead at 105

Licia Albanese, an Italian-American soprano who for more than a quarter century starred at the Metropolitan Opera in NY, has died at age 105.

Italian-American opera star Licia Albanese dead at 105
Almaty. Photo ©almaty.kz
Almaty welcomes you to celebrate its birthday throughout September

As September, the month of festivities is approaching, Almaty is preparing for a month long celebration of the City Day.

Almaty welcomes you to celebrate its birthday throughout September
Star-studded super Saturday at Salzburg Festival
Star-studded super Saturday at Salzburg Festival

The Salzburg Festival is set for its cultural highlight of the year with an eagerly awaited new production of Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore".

Star-studded super Saturday at Salzburg Festival
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Glamourous Salzburg Festival kicks off amid budget worries

Budget problems and widely publicised management disputes: the Salzburg Festival, one of the world's top opera events which kicks off this weekend, has seen almost as much drama behind the scenes as on stage in recent years.

Glamourous Salzburg Festival kicks off amid budget worries
US conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84
US conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84

US conductor and composer Lorin Maazel -- whose celebrated international career began when he was a child and later included stints at the New York Philharmonic and the Vienna State Opera -- died Sunday. He was 84.

US conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84
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La Scala ballet arrives to Astana; Don Quixote premier live at Tengrinews today

La Scala ballet group has arrived to Astana on June 25.

La Scala ballet arrives to Astana; Don Quixote premier live at Tengrinews today
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9th Operalia festival to bring best opera singers and ballet dancers to Astana

9th International festival Operalia 2014 will gather talented ballet and opera performers from all around the world

9th Operalia festival to bring best opera singers and ballet dancers to Astana
Amir Tebenikhin. Photo courtesy of bechstein.com
Chamber hall season ends with Symphonic Music Concert: Live on Tengrinews

A concert of symphonic music will bring to an end the first theatrical season at the chamber hall of Astana Opera on July 26.

Chamber hall season ends with Symphonic Music Concert: Live on Tengrinews