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U.S. blues legend B.B. King greets his fans.  ©REUTERS
89-year-old B.B. King cancels tour

B.B. King, who has pursued an improbably rigorous touring schedule at age 89, has canceled his remaining shows after suffering from exhaustion.

89-year-old B.B. King cancels tour
Quincy Jones honoured with top French award
Quincy Jones honoured with top French award

American record producer and musician Quincy Jones was bestowed with the Order of Arts and Letters, one of France's top cultural honours.

Quincy Jones honoured with top French award
Meruert Karmenova. Photo from personal archives
Kazakh 21 yo violin player wins Rodolfo Lipizer Prize in Italy

Kazakhstan native Meruert Karmenova has won the prestigious 33rd International Violin Competition 'Rodolfo Lipizer Prize' in Italy.

Kazakh 21 yo violin player wins Rodolfo Lipizer Prize 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
Radik Tyulyush. Photo courtesy of vk.com
Voices of Autumn multimedia music show in Almaty on October 3

TengriFM radio station once again brings a spectacular music show to Almaty residents and guests.

Voices of Autumn multimedia music show in Almaty on October 3
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A rediscovered sonata, as Mozart intended

Balazs Mikusi's heart started racing when he realised what the papers he held in his hand were: the famous Mozart sonata scribbled by the composer himself.

A rediscovered sonata, as Mozart intended
During shooting of the video
Кazakh piano virtuoso Oleg Pereverzev plays in air

Kazakhstan’s virtuoso pianist Oleg Pereverzev has played Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee suspended in the air.

Кazakh piano virtuoso Oleg Pereverzev plays in air
Binazir Yermaganbetova ©vk.com/bika.breezy.cool
Kazakh singer to take part in Russian Voice

Binazir Yermaganbetova from Karaganda city has qualified for Golos, a Russian version of internationally renowned The Voice.

Kazakh singer to take part in Russian Voice
The British group Radiohead. ©REUTERS/Sam Mircovich
Radiohead hints at new album

Experimental rock giants Radiohead are working on a new album - or at least it would appear so from the cryptic messages of frontman Thom Yorke.

Radiohead hints at new album
 Barbra Streisand. ©REUTERS
New Barbra Streisand album debuts at number one

Barbra Streisand showed a posse of hot young talent how it's done when her latest album "Partners" entered the Billboard 200 chart at number one.

New Barbra Streisand album debuts at number one
Pink Floyd. Photo: billboard.com
New Pink Floyd album to be released in November

A new album by British rock legends Pink Floyd is to be released on November 10, as billboards featuring the cover appeared around the world.

New Pink Floyd album to be released in November
For Nick Cave, vision shaped in 'horrible' hometown
For Nick Cave, vision shaped in 'horrible' hometown

Australian singer and writer Nick Cave has sought to probe the nature of both God and sexual desire through his frank, intense songs.

For Nick Cave, vision shaped in 'horrible' hometown
Italian director Riccardo Muti. ©REUTERS
Italian conductor Muti quits Rome opera

Italian conductor Riccardo Muti has thrown in the towel as the primary conductor of the Rome Opera after six years, amid funding problems and strikes.

Italian conductor Muti quits Rome opera
Jason Isbell sweeps Americana awards
Jason Isbell sweeps Americana awards

Alternative country star Jason Isbell swept the Americana music awards on Wednesday with his deeply personal album "Southeastern."

Jason Isbell sweeps Americana awards
Radik Tyulyush. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Tengri FM to bring Radik Tyulyush in multimedia concert in Almaty

Kazakhstani national radio station Tengri FM will present a concert of the Tuvan throat singer Raddik Tyulyush at Dostyk Plaza Shopping Mall on October 3.

Tengri FM to bring Radik Tyulyush in multimedia concert in Almaty
CARDINAL band. Photo ©vk.com
More exciting bands perform at 2nd TengriFM rock concert in Almaty

The second concert of the Na Vershine Tengri rock festival was held on September 13. Kazakhstani rock bands Cardinal, Alatau Jam and 8 Volt performed at concert organized by Tengri FM.

More exciting bands perform at 2nd TengriFM rock concert in Almaty
Whitney Houston live album due in November
Whitney Houston live album due in November

Nearly three years after her death, an album and DVD of live performances by Whitney Houston is to be released in November.

Whitney Houston live album due in November
Na Vershine Tengri
6th season of Tengri FM rock festival to go Live

Tengri FM radio station has opened the 6th season of Na Vershine Tengri festival.

6th season of Tengri FM rock festival to go Live
Cat Stevens back with album, rare North America tour
Cat Stevens back with album, rare North America tour

The former Cat Stevens is back with an R&B-influenced album and will tour North America for the first time in more than 35 years.

Cat Stevens back with album, rare North America tour
Interpol, a generation older, returns to sleek gloom
Interpol, a generation older, returns to sleek gloom

When Interpol released its first album of dark but refined rock, Facebook didn't exist and many fans still discovered bands at small, smoky clubs.

Interpol, a generation older, returns to sleek gloom