21/10 - 19:00

*when you will visit the theater, it is necessary to observe the mask regime and social distance


*kindly ask you to take seats in the auditorium according to the purchased tickets


Dear viewers!

Abay KNATOB is a member of the pilot project "Ashyq" on the safe of main activities,

within the framework of which special rules for visiting the theater have been developed, which visitors have to know with before visiting the performances.



21 | 10 | 2021

7 p.m.


Gioacinno Rossini

libretto by Cesare Sterbini

based on the comedy by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

"The Barber of Seville, or Vain Precaution"




opera in 2 acts

The performance has one intermission

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Age category: 7+

The opera is performed in Italian with synchronized Russian and Kazakh subtitles

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Characters and Actors:

Figaro, the barber - Rasul Zharmagambetov (intern-soloist of the opera troupe of the "Astana-Opera" theater)

Rosina, Bartolo's pupil - Natalia Mezina | first performance

Almaviva, Count - Arthur Gabdiev

Bartolo, MD, Rosina's guardian - Azamat Malyshov

Basilio, music teacher - Tair Tazhi

Fiorello, servant of the count - Aidos Zhabagin

Berta - Yelena Nikonova

Officer - Nurgalym Amanbai (first performance)


Symphony Orchestra of the Abay Kazakh National Opera and Ballet Theater


Conductor - Yerbolat Akhmediyarov, Honored Figure of the Republic of Kazakhstan, chief conductor of Abay KazNTOB


*The theater has the right to make changes in the cast


Production team:

Musical Director and Conductor - Vittorio Parisi (Italy)

Production Director - Christine Hoekke Cisterna (Italy)

Production Designer - Patricio Perez Marin (Chile)

Chief Choirmaster - Aliya Temirbekova