Moscow hosted a solo concert by Kazakh singer Kuat Bagisbekov
The Kazakh musical art was presented to the residents of Moscow. The Feodor Chaliapin museum hosted a solo concert by Kazakh singer Kuat Bagisbekov. The Kazakh tenor sang world’s classical opera arias and Kazakh folk songs. He knew spectators from Europe, the U.S. and Russia would not be surprised with classical arrangments. Therefore, the evening program included songs written by Kazakh composers like Balnur Kydyrbek, Vladimir Strigotsky-Pak and Khabibulla Setnikov. Maestro Augusto Ciavatta and first cello of the legendary ‘La Scala’ theater, Claudio Casadei spoke highly of the talent of Kuat Bagisbekov.
KUAT BAGISBEKOV, SINGER:
- This concert is organized as part of the Modernization of Public Consciousness program. I performed famous arias from operas of Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Puccini and other composers for Moscow spectators. I think that the Kazakh folk songs and the works of the Kazakh composers are of special interest.
MARZHAN ZHAKSIMBETOVA, SPECTATOR:
- It is highly valuable that the Kazakh music was staged. I came here with my family, because it is important for me to introduce my children, who were born and grew up in Moscow, to the Kazakh culture and music.