• Спецпроекты
  • Weather forecast
    • Exchange Rates
    • 427.06
    • 523
    • 5.6
  • SEND YOUR NEWS TO US WhatsApp +7 (777) 001 44 99

site.news_by_theme music

Blues legend B.B. King, 89, mourned by music world
Blues legend B.B. King, 89, mourned by music world

Blues legend B.B. King, whose crisp, powerful guitar licks made him among the instrument's greatest masters and a towering influence for generations of musicians, has died at 89.

Blues legend B.B. King, 89, mourned by music world
Photo © Karla Nur
James Kirby to perform with Galiya Bisengalieva at Astana Opera on May 17

Famous British pianist James Kirby and talented Kazakhstani violin player Galiya Bisengalieva will perform on the Astana Opera stage

James Kirby to perform with Galiya Bisengalieva at Astana Opera on May 17
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
Sam Smith to undergo vocal surgery, cancels shows
Sam Smith to undergo vocal surgery, cancels shows

Sam Smith said Thursday he would undergo surgery on his vocal cords and canceled weeks of shows.

Sam Smith to undergo vocal surgery, cancels shows
Prince to lead peace concert in Baltimore
Prince to lead peace concert in Baltimore

Prince announced a peace concert in Baltimore on Mother's Day after the death in police custody of an African American man sparked sometimes violent protests.

Prince to lead peace concert in Baltimore
Willie Nelson looks back at 'family friend' marijuana
Willie Nelson looks back at 'family friend' marijuana

Days after a brief jail stint in the Bahamas for marijuana possession, Willie Nelson was invited to the White House by Jimmy Carter who thanked the country superstar for his campaign support.

Willie Nelson looks back at 'family friend' marijuana
'Pretty Girls': Britney Spears teams up with Iggy Azalea
'Pretty Girls': Britney Spears teams up with Iggy Azalea

Britney Spears, whose career has been full of both commercial success and criticism, has recorded a song with a younger kindred spirit, Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.

'Pretty Girls': Britney Spears teams up with Iggy Azalea
DJ legend van Dyk unites Middle East with dance music
DJ legend van Dyk unites Middle East with dance music

He is unlikely to be named a Middle East peace negotiator, but DJ superstar Paul van Dyk says that his music in a way has succeeded where politics has failed.

DJ legend van Dyk unites Middle East with dance music
'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at 76
'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at 76

Ben E. King, the soul singer whose Gospel-influenced "Stand By Me" became one of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, has died at 76.

'Stand By Me' singer Ben E. King dead at 76
Passion and lunchboxes: K-pop's 'auntie' fans stand proud
Passion and lunchboxes: K-pop's 'auntie' fans stand proud

They don't fit the normal fan profile, but South Korea's 40-something K-pop "aunties" are every bit as obsessed with their idols as their teenage counterparts.

Passion and lunchboxes: K-pop's 'auntie' fans stand proud
Katy Perry risks China Firework as she dons Taiwan flag
Katy Perry risks China Firework as she dons Taiwan flag

The intricacies of cross-strait diplomacy may not have been uppermost on her mind but Katy Perry caused a stir in both Taiwan and China.

Katy Perry risks China Firework as she dons Taiwan flag
Courtney Love sued by co-author of long-awaited memoir
Courtney Love sued by co-author of long-awaited memoir

A music journalist who worked on Courtney Love's long-awaited memoir has sued her, saying that the rock singer failed to compensate him.

Courtney Love sued by co-author of long-awaited memoir
Sam Smith cancels Australia tour over vocal hemorrhage
Sam Smith cancels Australia tour over vocal hemorrhage

Young singing sensation Sam Smith canceled the rest of an Australian tour after developing a hemorrhage on his vocal cords.

Sam Smith cancels Australia tour over vocal hemorrhage
Amy Winehouse's family condemn documentary about singer
Amy Winehouse's family condemn documentary about singer

The family of British singer Amy Winehouse, who died aged 27 from alcohol poisoning, condemned a forthcoming documentary about her life as "misleading".

Amy Winehouse's family condemn documentary about singer
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
Galiya Bisengalieva. Photo © Konstantin Knyazevich/old.liter.kz
Galya Bisengalieva brings Notes from London to Almaty

World famous violinist from Kazakhstan Galya Bisengalieva brings Notes from London concert to Almaty on May 13.

Galya Bisengalieva brings Notes from London to Almaty
Bulat Tynybekov. Personal file photo.
French music concert to be held in Almaty in April's end

The concert of French music will take place at Zhas Sakhna theatre in Almaty on April 22 and 25.

French music concert to be held in Almaty in April's end
Chicano Batman spreads wings with genre-merging sound
Chicano Batman spreads wings with genre-merging sound

The Los Angeles musicians Chicano Batman sport a retro look that evokes decades past of performers in the working-class Latino neighborhoods of their hometown.

Chicano Batman spreads wings with genre-merging sound
Rome and Juliette ballet
Stars of Russian Ballet in Almaty, Astana and Aktau

Stars of Russian ballet will be brining masterpieces of classical music and choreography to Almaty, Astana and Aktau in Kazakhstan.

Stars of Russian Ballet in Almaty, Astana and Aktau
Stromae taps Kanye West in Coachella surprise
Stromae taps Kanye West in Coachella surprise

Belgium's Stromae brought in a fellow superstar from across the Atlantic, Kanye West, in a surprise Sunday on the final day of the Coachella festival.

Stromae taps Kanye West in Coachella surprise