Kazakh Musicians Performed in Legendary Carnegie Hall

Kazakh musicians tours in the United States. Creative teams of Kazakh National University of Arts have performed at the legendary Carnegie Hall in New York City.

The Eurasian Student Symphony Orchestra, ‘Capriccio’ Violin Ensemble and Shabyt dombra players presented ‘The Spirit of the Great Steppe’ concert. The musicians performed works of Tles Kazhgaliyev, Sergei Prokofyev and Rakhat-Bi Abdysagin.

“I am so impressed by the concert. What I liked the most is the dombra performance. I have never felt like that, I couldn’t stop smiling. I couldn’t even take a breath after such impression,” said spectator, Anna Artsibasheva.

Spectators were impressed by the performance of the first-year student of the National University of Arts and, winner of international competitions, Zhibek Musurgaliyeva. She performed Navarra by Pablo de Sarasate.

Meanwhile, Israeli violinist Shlomo Mintz and American Samuel Nebyu performed with Kazakh artists as well.

“Seeing young people perform is just a treasure. The music is phenomenal. Kazakhstan’s culture is amazing. I have seen and been to more than one of their performances here and the culture is just phenomenal,” said Spokesperson of UN Delegations Women’s Club, Elizabeth Brown.

The project is organized as part of the educational and production practice as well as the student exchange memorandums signed with leading universities of arts in America.

The concert is dedicated to the Youth Year and the Modernization of Kazakhstan’s Identity program. Kazakh musicians continue touring around the United States.