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NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet’s Unprecedented Collaboration with Astana Opera Orchestra

In a harmonious convergence of artistic brilliance, NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet and the Astana Opera Orchestra are set to redefine the essence of classical ballet. This isn’t your typical collaboration; it’s a symphonic tale of magic and music, where tradition meets innovation, and two worlds unite to craft an unforgettable Nutcracker experience.

Abzal Mukhitdin: The Maestro Behind the Baton

At the heart of this remarkable partnership stands Abzal Mukhitdin, Deputy Principal Conductor and Artistic Adviser of the Astana Opera Orchestra. An illustrious graduate of the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory, Mukhitdin’s musical journey spans decades of dedication and artistry. He has honed his skills in choral, symphonic, and opera conducting, culminating in the acquisition of a master’s degree from the esteemed University of York in the United Kingdom.

Mukhitdin’s conducting repertoire is nothing short of astounding, encompassing over 250 works of symphonic and chamber music, along with more than 40 opera and ballet productions. His collaborative efforts with world-class musicians have enriched Kazakhstan’s cultural landscape with outstanding performances.

The Epitome of International Synergy

The collaboration between NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet and the Astana Opera Orchestra are striking examples of international synergy. Together, they have embarked on an audacious journey to record Tchaikovsky’s original full Nutcracker Score. This monumental undertaking has brought together 80 musicians from the esteemed Astana Opera Theatre, all under the masterful guidance of Abzal Mukhitdin. The union of Astana Opera and NUTCRACKER! resonates with the spirit of global harmony, emphasizing the universal language of music. Our aim is for our melodies to provide a serene backdrop to this festive season”

The Confluence of Magic and Music

This exceptional partnership promises an unforgettable Nutcracker experience that transcends the ordinary. Picture the enchanting world of ballet seamlessly intertwining with the symphonic brilliance of the Astana Opera Orchestra. It’s a fusion of artistry and talent that will leave you spellbound.

Stay Tuned for the Grand Overture

As NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet and the Astana Opera Orchestra join forces to create this masterpiece, we invite you to stay tuned for more updates on this spectacular collaboration. Get ready to witness a performance that transcends boundaries and redefines the magic of the Nutcracker.

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