September 28. Information center - Overall, the theater plans to stage ten
charity concerts for medical workers in the capital and in other regions, The
Astana Times reports.
program features major theater’s performances such as “Heritage of the Great
Steppe,” – a divertissement.
“We would like to express our gratitude to the heroic
doctors, who have been working hard for many months to save lives. Ten charity
concerts will be held in different cities of Kazakhstan so that as many doctors
as possible can attend these events, organized with the support of the Ministry
of Culture and Sports and the Ministry of Healthcare. We approached the
preparations very carefully and took full responsibility for the safety of the
audience. We developed an algorithm for visiting and seating in accordance with
all sanitary standards,” said director of Astana Ballet theater Alexandr
Chief choreographer of Astana Ballet theater Mukaram Avakhri
feels that art has the power to positively affect peoples’ spirit and mind.
“We have prepared bright and beautiful performances, they
will set a light and festive mood that we would like to share with our viewers.
Moreover, this time we have special guests – doctors, to whom we wish to
express our gratitude for their hard work. The artists are impatient, even
somewhat excited about the upcoming performance with a live audience. They
missed the stage, audience, applause, this feedback feeds them, inspires them
to overcome their maximum capabilities,” said Avakhri.
This year, the theater will also premiere “Zheltorangy
turaly anyz” (the Legend of Zheltorangy) staged by Kazakh choreographer Anvara
Sadykova. The information about new photo and video projects is available under
the hashtag #astanaballetlife on social media.
Recently, the Astana Ballet theater presented its open-air
performance in the Botanical Garden online. It included two one-act ballets –
“Love Fear Loss” staged by theater’s guest choreographer Ricardo Amarante and
“A Journey of a Memory” staged by contemporary choreographer Raimondo Rebeck.
During its seventh season, the Astana Ballet theater staged
“The Legend of Love” and the “Heritage of the Great Steppe” ballets at the
Bolshoi Theater of Uzbekistan in Tashkent and ““Salome” at the Covent Garden
Theater in London. Later, the theater’s troupe made its first tour to San
Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and Escondido. The soloists also took part in
Dimash Kudaibergenov’s concert at the Barclays Center arena in New York and at
the Kremlin palace in Moscow. More than 30,000 people visited their