Stars of Hungarian ballet in production of Manon NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Masterpiece of XX century choreographic art – Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon, staged to the music by Jules Massenet, will be featured for the residents and guests of the capital on February 27 and 28 at Astana Opera. On the second day, Principals of the Hungarian National Ballet, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Aliya Tanykpayeva and Dmitry Timofeev, will perform the main parts of Manon and Des Grieux for the first time at the Astana Opera Grand Hall, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Price for immortal creative work NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The world premiere of the ballet Beethoven – Immortal – Love about the fate of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven was held with great success at the Astana Opera Grand Hall on February 14 and 15 under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Maira Mukhamedkyzy debuts in the Opera Don Carlos NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On February 19, Verdi’s grand opera Don Carlos will be featured for residents and guests of the capital. Opera house’s Principal Soloist Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan, laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maira Mukhamedkyzy will perform for the first time the main part of the Queen Éllisabeth de Valois, the press service of Astana Opera informs.
Book about Zhambyl Zhabayev in Turkish presented in Ankara ANKARA. KAZINFORM The Kazakh Embassy in Turkey with the participation of the Keçiören municipality and the Union of Eurasian Writers organized a presentation of the book of Myrzatay Zholdasbekov themed Zhambyl Zhabayev – the Poet of the Great Steppe translated into Turkish, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
Books of 'Parasite' script, hand-drawn storyboards storm to top of online sales charts SEOUL. KAZINFORM A set of books carrying the script and the director's hand-drawn storyboards of «Parasite» has stormed to the top of local book sales charts this week following the film's historic Oscar victories.
Astana Opera in center of international attention NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Music critics of Austria, Kazakhstan, Russia and other countries showed great interest in the world premiere of Beethoven – Immortal – Love. The ballet will be held in Nur-Sultan under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan on February 14 and 15, Astana Opera press service informs.
#175Abai: Astana Opera soloists performed in Balkans SARAJEVO. KAZINFORM Soloists of Astana Opera performed at the Sarajevo Winter Festival in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina on February 7-8. Their performance was dedicated to the 175th anniversary of outstanding Kazakh poet and philosopher Abai, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.
La Scala di Seta goes to Karaganda NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Astana Opera is going on tour to Karaganda. On February 16, the capital’s opera company will present to the listeners the effervescent operatic farsa comica La Scala di Seta by outstanding composer Gioachino Rossini at the Seifullin Karaganda Regional Kazakh Drama Theatre, Astana Opera press service informs.
'Parasite' has collected 55 awards at 57 film fests SEOUL. KAZINFORM Bong Joon-ho's sensational black comedy «Parasite,» nominated in six categories, including best picture, at the upcoming Oscars, has been invited to 57 film festivals and award events across the world, and collected 55 trophies, its production company CJ ENM said Friday.