BULAT AYUKHANOV PREMIERS NEW PRODUCTION
A legend of the national ballet, Bulat Ayukhanov has premiered a new production in Astana. As part of the EXPO 2017, the State Academic Theater of Dance presented the premiere of a performance titled “Anna Pavlova - the Swan of the Russian Ballet,” to the music by European and Russian composers. The performance narrates the work of the great artist. Today Bulat Ayukhanov and his theater are known all over the world and are recognized as a unique phenomenon in the art of dance of the 20th and 21st centuries.
ESTAI KESHILBAYEV, ADMINISTRATOR, STATE ACADEMIC THEATER OF DANCE:
- Bulat Gazizovich had worked on this production his entire life. This is his school and biography. This is a masterpiece where he reflects on the 50 years of artistic experience. In the future, we are going to show this ballet in the Kazakh cities as well as in the neighboring countries and the countries far abroad.
The troupe also showcased another performance produced by Ayuhanov – a one-act ballet Bolero to the music by Maurice Ravel. As part of the cultural program of the EXPO 2017, the State Academic Theater of Dance will premiere several more productions in the capital.