Kazakh String Quartet performs in New York
Kazakh State String Quartet has performed in New York. Artists’ talent and virtuoso performance of the great composers’ works have impressed the U.S. audience, including music critics, artists, and the representatives of the U.S. companies, UN leaders and diplomats. The quartet had already performed abroad, impressing the foreign audience. Musicians won the international competitions in Russia, France, Switzerland, and Japan. Queen Sofia of Spain thinks of Kazakhstani Gaziza Zhubanova quartet as one of the best in the world and presented a special certificate.
Hasmik EGIAN, DIRECTOR, SECURITY COUNCIL AFFAIRS DIVISION, UN:
It was wonderful! This is one of the best quartets in the world. Especially in New York, where there are so many quartets and concerts. They are extremely remarkable.
Miroslav JENCA, ASSISTANT SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS, UN:
Listening to this music, we knew a young, dynamic country with a long history, culture and traditions. It was dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence. So I would like to congratulate the President, the people of Kazakhstan on this anniversary and wish you all the best, prosperity and happiness to all, and of course a lot of success in the Security Council.
Musicians dedicated the concert to the Day of the First President and to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan's Independence. The concert ended with the legendary works of Kurmangazy. And this became a symbol of our independence, providing an opportunity for new talented performers.