At the gala concert dedicated to the opening of the chamber hall, violinist and People’s Artist of Kazakhstan Ayman Mussakhodzhayeva and Honoured Artists of Kazakhstan baritone Talgat Mussabayev and tenor Zhan Tapin will also perform, as well as the State Chamber Orchestra Academy of Soloists and soloists of the Astana Opera. Chief director of the programme is Honoured Artist of Kazakhstan Bakhytzhan Mussakhodzhayeva; the art director is Ayman Mussakhojayeva. Aidar Torybayev, chief director of the Lviv State Philharmonic, will also take part in the concert.
The programme will include music of the Baroque period. Pieces by Handel, Bach, Vitali, and Vivaldi will be played. The grand opening is by invitation only.
Open to the public will be the Oct. 9 concert, Young Voices of the Astana Opera. Tickets can be purchased at the Astana Opera box office.
The hall has 250 seats and is intended for chamber music performances. It features a hand-painted ceiling by Italian artists.