French musicians will perform at the Astana Opera with the concert titled ‘Paris-Astana: from Debussy to Zhubanova’

The French musicians will perform at the chamber hall of Astana Opera with the concert titled ‘Paris-Astana: from Debussy to Zhubanova.’ The French musicians will perform the masterpieces by the Kazakh composers whereas domestic instrumentalists will play the works of the French authors. The program of the evening includes Carmen by Georges Bizet, The Poem by Kenzhebek Kumisbekov, string quartet No. 1 by Gaziza Zhubanova, Awakening by La Foret Rouge and etc. Spectators can enjoy the play on the ancient instruments of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. According to the French performers, the compositions of the Kazakh composers will be included in their repertoire.

MARZHAN ZHAKENOVA, HEAD, CHAMBER HALL OF ASTANA OPERA:

 - The French musicians are very fond of the works of Gaziza Zhubanova. They will take the notes to France and present the masterpieces of our great composer. The whole world will be introduced to this music.

PHILIPPE MARTINET, FRENCH AMBASSADOR TO KAZAKHSTAN:

 - After Astana, the next performance will take place in the city of Gaziza Zhubanova, Aktobe. This is an excellent opportunity to show how France admires Asia. The East has always been a source of inspiration of Claude Debussy.