Tour of the Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abay

The Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abay represents a tour performances in Georgia on the stage of the Z. Paliashvili Opera and Ballet Theater.
September 7-9, 2018 the Kazakh State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abay within the framework of the President's message "A Look into the Future: Modernizing of Public Consciousness" will present their art in Tbilisi.
In 2017 the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev in the Address by the President of Republic of Kazakhstan proclaimed the beginning of the Third Modernization of the country. Kazakhstan entered a new historical period. Kick-started two most important processes of modernization - the political reform and the modernization of economy. One of the most important programs of the reform: "Modern Kazakhstan's Culture in a Globalized World", reflecting competitiveness, identity and interaction of cultures of the people of Kazakhstan in the global space.

The theater will introduce the Georgian public with the classical art of Kazakhstan performed by the brightest representatives of the opera and ballet stages. In the troupe honored workers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, winners of prestigious international competitions, won the recognition of the audience both in Kazakhstan and abroad.

The tour of the theater will be held on the historical stage of the Georgian Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Z. Paliashvili. The following program will be presented to the audience:

September 7, 2018, 19:00

Akhmet Zhubanov and Latif Khamidi

Opera "Abay" is not only a visiting card of the theater, but also the main product of the opera genre in Kazakhstan. In recent years  this opera has been reviving in new productions in opera houses in Almaty, Astana and Shymkent. Due to its originality,  musical language, closely connected with the folk-song heritage, set forth in the classical canons, this work captures the hearts of the spectators of different peoples and nationalities. Opera was shown with great success in France in Paris on the stage of the Champs-Elysees theater, and in 2012 the European premiere of the pearl of the Kazakh national opera "Abay" was performed on the stage of the Meiningen State Opera of South Thuringia (Germany) in the new edition of maestro Alan Buribayev.

September 8, 2018, 19:00

B. Asafiev
The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
Music, choreography, scenography of the "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai " united, formed a unique alloy that gave this performance a masterpiece and laid the foundation for a new direction in choreography.
The premiere of the ballet took place on September 28, 1934 in the Leningrad Theater of Opera and Ballet. Kirov (Mariinsky) and was a great success. To this day the ballet remains in the repertoire of the leading theaters of the world. In our theatre "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai" staged by conductor F. Kuzmich, choreographer Y. Kovalev, artist A. Nenashev, first saw the light on May 24, 1942 and was among the first ballets commemorating the birth of Kazakh classical ballet art. The main parties performed: Mariya-N. Vikentieva, Vaclav-Yu. Kovalev, Zarema-N. Tapalova, Nurali-A. Bekbasynov. In 1942 and 1943 the party of Mary was performed by Ulanova Galina Sergeevna. The ballet was twice renewed in 1958 and 1981. With a new scenography 2017 of Vyacheslav Okunev, staged by the chief choreographer of the theater Gulzhan Tutkibayeva, who has been shining for many years in this performance in the Zarema's party, the ballet "The Fountain of Bakhchisarai" gained its new life and played with new colors.

September 9, 2018, 17:00


with soloists of the opera troupe, symphony orchestra and choir of the Abay Opera House. The concert will feature works of Kazakh, West European and Georgian composers performed by leading theater soloists, honored workers of the RK Gulzat Daurbaeva, Balapan Zhubaeva, Dina Dutmagambetova, Talgat Kuzembaev; laureates of international competitions: Zarina Altynbaeva, Oksana Davydenko, Elena Nikonova, Nadia Nadenova, Anastasia Kozhuharova, Dana Talaspekova, Damir Saduakhasov, Emil Sakavov, Oleg Tatamirov, Baluan Berkenov, Tolegen Rakhymbayev, Tair Tazhi, choir and symphony orchestra of the theater. Behind the conductor's podium, Honored Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan, artistic director of the Abay Opera House Askar Buribayev.

The tour is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Free admission.
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