III International Festival ‘Ak Ertis’ was held in the East of Kazakhstan
‘Ak Ertis’ International classical music festival with the participation of Kazakh and world stars was held in the eastern Kazakhstan. The festival brought together artists from all regions of Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkey, Italy, and Armenia. Among them is pianist, laureate of international contests Nareh Arghamanyan, and conductor of the theatre in Samsun Mikhail Kirchhoff.
The audience enjoyed the performance of such Kazakh artists as Aiman Mussakhojayeva and Shakhimardan Abilova. The leading Astana Opera soloist Sundet Baigozhin performed the party from "Carmen".
SUNDET BAIGOZHIN, ASTANA OPERA SOLOIST:
- It's a great honor for me to perform at this festival, because classical music is a part of me. This is the third festival held in the city of Oskemen. Many thanks to the organizers.
Such a large-scale musical festival is a great event for local residents. Opera connoisseurs come from across the region to attend the festival and enjoy masterpieces of classical music.
LAURA KADYROVA, RESIDENT OF SEMEY:
- The concert is held at a high level. Public is grateful for organizing such large-scale event!
Artists believe that Ak Ertis festival makes a huge contribution to promotion of classical music and art in general.