International Festival of Arts
Kyrgyz National Philharmonic after Satylganov
Since 2011, the "Japanese Autumn" annual festival is held in Kazakhstan. Famous performers of folklore, jazz, classical music from the Country of the Rising Sun, as well as masters of arts of Kazakhstan participate in it. The festival aims to introduce the audience to traditional and contemporary musical culture of Japan, strengthen relations between our countries.
This year the festival expands its borders, the concerts will be held not only in Astana and Almaty but also in Bishkek. Main guest of the festival - the famous Japanese pianist Kotaro Fukuma. His skill has been repeatedly awards at prestigious international competitions. The musician gives concerts on five continents, performing at leading venues, including Carnegie hall, Lincoln center, Wigmore hall, Berlin Philharmonic hall, Paris hall, Savo, etc. Pianist has performed with such major orchestras as the Cleveland orchestra, Moscow Philharmonic orchestra, Dresden Philharmonic orchestra, the Austrian Symphony orchestra, Japan Symphony orchestra, NHK, etc. Kotaro Fukuma has released 12 CDs and received critical acclaim in many music magazines.
For the concert in Bishkek, the musician has prepared a program of works by European, Japanese, Russian classics. He will be accompanied by the Presidential chamber orchestra "Manas" under the control of the honored artist of Kyrgyzstan Ernis Asanaliev.
In addition, there will be a concert of art masters of Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Their repertoire consists of works by Japanese authors.
Festival organizer: Humanitarian Foundation «Degdar» (degdar.com)
September 19 (18:30)
Concert of classical musicians of Kazakhstan:
Gulzat Daurbayeva (soprano)
Timur Urmancheyev (piano)
Azamat Zhyltyrkozov (bariton)
Saltanat Abilkhanova (organ)
Damir Burkitbayev (klarnet)
Kanat Botabayev (marimba)
and masters of Kyrgyzstan:
Zaira Raimbekova (soprano)
Ernis Asanaliyev (violin)
September 20 (18:30)
Concert of Kotaro Fukuma with “Manas” Presidential chamber orchestra under the baton of honored artist of Kyrgyz Republic, Ernis Assanaliyev.
Tickets at the box office of the Philharmonic FOR FREE.