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Ballet dancer of Bordeaux National Opera to perform in Astana

Astana residents and guests will have a great opportunity to enjoy Romeo and Juliet ballet by Sergei Prokofiev directed by French choreographer Charles Jude.

Ballet dancer of Bordeaux National Opera to perform in Astana
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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
Maillot brings sexy 'Shrew' to scandal-hit Bolshoi
Maillot brings sexy 'Shrew' to scandal-hit Bolshoi

Shakespeare's 16th-century Padua is a far cry from Jean-Christophe Maillot's scintillating new "Taming of the Shrew" at the Moscow Bolshoi.

Maillot brings sexy 'Shrew' to scandal-hit Bolshoi
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Central Asia's biggest Choreography Academy to open in Astana

Kazakhstan National Academy of Choreography will open in April 2016 in Astana.

Central Asia's biggest Choreography Academy to open in Astana
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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
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Eight dancers defect from Cuba's National Ballet

A group of eight dancers with Cuba's prestigious National Ballet defected to the United States after an event in Puerto Rico, the father of one of the dancers said.

Eight dancers defect from Cuba's National Ballet
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Spartacus ballet in Astana Opera

The Spartacus ballet accompanied by Aram Khachaturyan’s music will premier in the Astana Opera.

Spartacus ballet in Astana Opera
Madina Basbayeva. Photo ©vk.com
Kazakh ballerina to perform in Don Quixote in France

French choreographer Charles Jude has invited the leading ballerina of the Astana Opera Madina Basbayeva to perform on the stage of the Bordeaux National Opera.

Kazakh ballerina to perform in Don Quixote in France
Aigerim Beketova. Photo  ©astanaopera.kz
Astana Opera ballerina to perform with Eifman Ballet

Astana Opera’s lead ballerina Aigerim Beketova has been invited to preform in Budapest and London with Boris Eifman’s troupe.

Astana Opera ballerina to perform with Eifman Ballet
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Astana Opera opens opera and ballet studios for children

Kazakhstan’s Astana Opera theater will hold auditions for children willing to be enrolled in its opera and ballet studios.

Astana Opera opens opera and ballet studios for children
Teatro alla Scala in Malin. ©Roza Yesenkulova
Legendary Teatro alla Scala to tour Astana Opera in 2014

Famous Italian Teatro alla Scala will arrive in Kazakhstan for the first time and perform at Astana Opera in 2014.

Legendary Teatro alla Scala to tour Astana Opera in 2014
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Astana Opera presents Sleeping Beauty ballet revised by Yury Grigorovich tomorrow

Astana Opera house is presenting two nights of The Sleeping Beauty ballet in the new revise of Yury Grigorovich, famous Russian ballet-master.

Astana Opera presents Sleeping Beauty ballet revised by Yury Grigorovich tomorrow
The scene from Rodin ballet. ©Astana Opera
Premiere of Rodin ballet by Boris Eifman to be performed in Astana Opera

The premiere of Rodin ballet by the Russian People's Artist Boris Eifman will take place on November 22, 2013 in Astana Opera house.

Premiere of Rodin ballet by Boris Eifman to be performed in Astana Opera
Madina Basbayeva and Tair Gatauov
Astana Opera dancers getting 20-minute applause in Champs-Elysees theater

The lead soloists of Astana Opera ballet Madina Basbayeva and Tair Gatauov performed at the gala-concert Stars of 21st Century in France.

Astana Opera dancers getting 20-minute applause in Champs-Elysees theater
Rebel dancer takes Moscow theatre to new heights
Rebel dancer takes Moscow theatre to new heights

Sergei Polunin admits money and fame can be an addiction. He says his hero is bad-boy actor Mickey Rourke. He does not much like rehearsing and sometimes prefers not to show up.

Rebel dancer takes Moscow theatre to new heights
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Astana Opera to cooperate with globally-acknowledged theaters

The State Theater of Opera and Ballet - Astana Opera - will cooperate with Opera Europe international opera association and world-famous theaters.

Astana Opera to cooperate with globally-acknowledged theaters
Ballerina brain holds secret to balance: study
Ballerina brain holds secret to balance: study

Years of training cause structural changes in a ballerina's brain that help her stay balanced in the pirouette, said a report Friday that may aid the treatment of chronic dizziness.

Ballerina brain holds secret to balance: study
Assel Kumarova and Azamat Askarov. Photo courtesy of the contest official website
Kazakhstan ballet dancers win prizes in New York

Ballet dancers from Kazakhstan Assel Kumarova, Serik Hakyspekov and Azamat Askarov took part in Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition.

Kazakhstan ballet dancers win prizes in New York
In Spain Kazakhstan was represented by 22 young ballet girls
Kazakhstan’s young ballet dancers win gold in Spain

Young ballet dancers from Kazakhstan have won gold, silver and bronze medals in Spain.

Kazakhstan’s young ballet dancers win gold in Spain