Biographical information about composers – conductors

A. K. Zhubanov

In 1934 A. K. Zhubanov founded the first in Kazakhstan orchestra of Kazakh folk instruments named after Kurmangazy.

At the beginning of 1933, the students of the Almaty Music and Drama College joined together in a small dombra ensemble. Active assistants A.K. Zhubanov were L. Mukhitov, N. and M. Bukeykhanov, K. Medetov, then a musical experimental workshop arose, where composer E. Brusilovsky, music masters Kamar Kasymov (native of Pavlodar), brothers Boris and Emmanuil Romanenko worked. A lot of energy and energy was spent by AK. Zhubanov widely propagandized the names of the creators of Kazakh music in the people and abroad, having also done a great job of systematizing melodies of kyu and songs.

Indeed, thanks to the titanic work of A. K. Zhubanov Kazakh music is recognized throughout the world. In his greeting the President of Kazakhstan N. A. Nazarbayev spoke about the great importance of the Kurmangazy Orchestra for contemporary Kazakh culture. A. K. Zhubanov made an orchestral arrangement for all Kazakh kyu. And now the kyu of the famous Kurmangazy, Dauletkereya, Tattimbet sound in a new way.

S. S. Kazhgaliyev

Shamgon Kazhgaliyev was born on June 15, 1927 in the village of Uyalykum, now in the Zhangalinsky (Zhanakalinsky) district, the West Kazakhstan region of Kazakhstan. He lost his parents early and was brought up in an orphanage. He studied at the Kamysh–Samara school. Kirov in Zhanakazane. At the age of ten, the small dombrabrist Shamgon won the regional Olympiad, in twenty – the winner of the republican contest of Dombrabrists. He received his higher musical education in the Alma–Ata Conservatoire at the Faculty of Folk Instruments: in the class of dombra – at the People's Artist of the Kazakh SSR K. Zhantleuov, violins – at the prof. I. Lesman and conducting – from prof. A. Zhubanov and Associate Professor L. Shargorodsky. Later he graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory in the class of prof. E. Grikurova, Department of Opera and Symphony Conducting.

In 1951, Kazhgaliev replaced his founder Ahmet Zhubanov as the chief conductor of the Kazakh State Orchestra of Folk Instruments named after Kurmangazy. In 1953, at the IV World Festival of Youth and Students in Romanian Bucharest, the orchestra won a gold medal. The professionalism of Kazhgaliev, the conductor and the organizer, made it possible to improve the repertoire of the orchestra considerably by studying the national musical classics, kyies of famous folk composers from Kurmangazy and Dauletkerei to Dina Nurpeisova and Sugur, who entered the golden fund of Kazakh culture.

In 1967, the orchestra was awarded the honorary title of "Honored Collective of the Republic", in 1978 – "Academic", in 1984 he was awarded the Order of Friendship of Peoples.

Shamgon Kazhgaliyev processed over 200 works of Kazakh, Russian and foreign composers for the orchestra of folk instruments, wrote scores of 20 kyu from the creative heritage of Ahmet Zhubanov.

The conductor's art of Kazhgaliev is always in tune with his time, his work does not cease to cause admiration.

From 1968 to 1971, Kazhgaliev – head of the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Since 1971 – again the head of the orchestra Kurmangazy.

Since 1980 – Professor of the Alma–Ata Conservatory named after Kurmangazy.

In 1992 he was invited to the post of artistic director of the Karaganda Academic Folk Instruments Orchestra named after Tattimbet.

N. Tlendiev

Composer, conductor, dombrist, People's Artist of the USSR, People's Artist of Kazakhstan, holder of the title "Халық қаһарманы".

Nurgisa Tlendiev was born in the Shilikemeraul of the Ili district of the Almaty region.

In 1949 – 1952 he studied at the conservatoires of Almaty and Moscow. From 1952 to 1981 he directed several musical collectives. He was the chief conductor of the Kazakh Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Abai (1953–1961), the Kazakh State Academic Folk Instruments Orchestra named after. Kurmangazy (1961–1964).

Since 1981, he was the artistic director of the folklore–ethnographic ensemble "Otyrar–Sazy" created by himself.

Great interest in the national audience was given to the orchestral interpretations of Kazakh music. Especially popular was the folklore and ethnographic orchestra "Otrar Sazy", which included ancient Kazakh musical instruments, which had left their everyday routine, revived by the scientist–folklorist B. Sarybaev. In the orchestral sound, the cuies seize listeners with the gigantic power of embodied heroic images, the swiftness of the horse race–baiga, captivating sound pictures of the vast expanses of steppes and the jubilation of mass folk festivities. The unique face to this collective was created by the head and conductor, composer and dombra player N. Tlendiev.

He wrote music for movies. The plays of M. Auezov, Sh. Aymanov, T. Akhtanov, A. Tazhibaev, as well as the films "Kyz Zhibek", "Kilykesen", "Meniyatym Kozh", "Aksakkulan", in which sounds music N. Tlendieva, have long become a classic of the Kazakh scene and screen.

N. Tlendiev wrote many works in classical genres, more than 400 songs and romances. Widely known are the composer's kyu – "Akku", "Ata Tolgay", "Elissa", "Arman", "Konildıbikesh".

F. Mansurov

Fuat Shakirovich Mansurov was born January 10, 1928 in Alma–Ata in a Tatar family. He studied and subsequently taught at the Physics and Mathematics Faculty of the Kazakh State University. He graduated from the Alma–Ata State Conservatory. Kurmangazy in the class of opera and symphony conducting IA Zak and Moscow State Conservatory. P. Tchaikovsky in the class of L. M. Ginzburg. Trained under the leadership of Igor Markevich. In 1958 he founded and headed the State Symphonic Orchestra of the Kazakh SSR. Conductor of the Bolshoi Theater since 1969. Since 1989 – chief conductor and artistic director of the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Tatarstan. Since 1970 – Professor of the Moscow State Conservatory, since 1986 – Professor of the Kazan State Conservatory.

Developed and implemented a new method of training orchestral musicians and a system of exercises to adapt to the game in the symphony orchestra. Conducted seminars on the upgrading of skills for conductors on the basis of the museum–apartment NS Golovanov. He created the author's course "Working with orchestral groups" for students of the conductor's faculty of the Moscow Conservatory. He spoke many European and Oriental languages. Master of Sports of the USSR in mountaineering and speed skating.

Awards and titles: Order of Friendship (2005), People's Artist of the Russian Federation (1998), Order of Merit for the Republic of Tatarstan (2008), People's Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honorary Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan (2004), Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Tatarstan. G. Tukaya (1994), winner of the International Herbert von Karajan Youth Orchestra Competition in West Berlin (with the student orchestra of the Moscow Conservatory) (1971), laureate of the Second All–Union Conductors Competition (1966), laureate of the first prize of the Sixth World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow (1957).

Fuat Mansurov – a man with an interesting fate and extraordinary magnetism of personality. The only Russian conductor academician of the International Academy of Sciences, laureate of international and All–Russian competitions.

T. Abdrashev

Kazakh composer and conductor. He was born on August 27, 1948 in the Kyzyl–Orda region, Yana–Kurgan region at the state farm "Kenes" (Jubilee). He graduated from the Moscow Conservatory, a student of Gennady Rozhdestvensky. For about 25 years he headed the State Symphony Orchestra of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Honored Artist of the Kazakh SSR (1982). People's Artist of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1995).

From 1967 to 1974 he studied at the Alma–Ata State Conservatory. Kurmangazy. From 1974 to 1975 he worked as a teacher in the Shymkent Music College. From 1975 to 1978 he studied at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, specializing in opera and symphony conducting in the class of Professor Gennady Mikhailovich Rozhdestvensky.

In 1977 he took part in the International Competition of Conductors "The Herbert von Karajan Foundation" in West Berlin, where he was awarded the title of Diploma. From 1978 to 1982 he was conductor of the State Symphony Orchestra of the Kazakh SSR. From 1982 to 1983 he passed an internship at the Vienna Academy of Music. From 1983 to 1985 he was the conductor of the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater. From 1987 to 2007 he was artistic director and chief conductor of the State Academic Orchestra of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The mastery of Tolepbergen Abdrashev is recognized in many countries of the world. He performed with symphony orchestras in the USA, England, Germany, Korea, Turkey and other countries. Tolepbergen Abdrashev brought fame and respect for temperamental interpretations and soulful performance of the composition. Under his leadership, the orchestra performed world classics and works of contemporary authors.

In the conservatory named after Kurmangazy he opened the chair of opera and symphony conducting, his pupils also became famous in the country and abroad. His students – Alan Buribayev, Pavel Tarasevich and Abzal Mukhitdinov – are considered one of the best conductors of the republic.

А. T. Zhayymov

He was born on May 5, 1947 in the village of Rakush in the Zhylyoi district of the Guryev region. He graduated from the faculty of folk instruments in the dombra class of the Alma–Ata State Conservatoire named after I. Kurmangazy (1978), concert performer, teacher, conductor of the folk instruments orchestra. Professor of art history (since 1997).

He is the author of the manuals "Dombyr oynau oneri" (1989), "Dombyr үyrenu mektebi" (co–authored, 1992), "Music" (co–authored, 2001), "Shalkyma" (1997), "Shattanamen" (1997).

Since 1964 – an unskilled worker at the construction of the state farm "Emba" Embinsky district of the Guriev region. Since 1966 – teacher of singing and drawing. M. Auezov Embinsky district of Guryev region.

Since 1968 – a student of the Guryev Musical College. Since September 1972 – Director of the Emba District Music School of the Guryev Region. From 1973 to 1978 – a student at the Alma–Ata State Conservatoire named after. Kurmangazy. Since 1976 – teacher of dombra of the Musical College. P.I. Tchaikovsky. Since 1978, he has been teaching at the department of dombra at the Alma–Ata State Conservatory. Kurmangazy. Since 1979 – consultant–conductor – teacher of the musical college of Ulan–Bator (Mongolia). Since 1981 – teacher dombra Alma–Ata State Conservatory. Kurmangazy. Since 1991 – artistic director – chief conductor of the orchestra of Kazakh folk instruments of the State Philharmonic Society of Astana. Member of the Union of Composers of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 1999).

Laureate of the 1st prize of the Republican Instrumental Competition (Aktau, 1991), the State Youth Prize "Daryn" (1994). He was awarded with the Certificate of Honor of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2010). Honored Worker of the RK (1994). Honorary Education Worker of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2007).

A. Buribayev

Young conductor Alan Buribaev, is a world star of classical music. The talent of the Kazakh conductor is called phenomenal. According to people familiar with his abilities, he can learn the score of 400 pages for one evening only. And operas, which other conductors learn for months, he is able to remember a few days. As the father of the conductor, famous violoncellist and vice–minister of culture Askar Buribayev admits, at the age of 14 the boy began to master the Greek language, and at the age of 15 spoke German and Italian fluently. By the age of majority the child prodigy could lead long conversations in the four languages of the Old World.

Usually the leadership of the orchestra comes in the declining years with the luggage of knowledge about classical music. However, Alan Buribayev began his career as a conductor at the age of 18, and by the age of 25 he had performed with all the best symphony orchestras in the world, such as Dresden, St. Petersburg, Danish Radio, London Philharmonic and many others.

Marianna Mühlmann, a well–known critic from the magazine Der Bund, describes the debut of a Kazakhstan conductor at the head of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra: "It's not easy for every conductor to subordinate this academic team, which was easily done by a man with the oriental name Alan Buribayev, who was born in 1979 in Kazakhstan In a country that is not associated with classical music.

Classes in classical music Alan Buribayev began with a violin. The musical gift of his family is a dynasty feature. On the maternal side, he is the great–grandson of the composer Ahmet Zhubanov, the founder of Kazakh classical music. Later, it was my mother who literally forced Alan to participate in contests, which as a result served as a powerful impetus in his career.

The results of Alan Buribayev's studies really impress, he is the owner of the gold medal of the Republican Music College. K. Bayseitova; A graduate of the Kazakh National Conservatory. Kurmangazy in violin class (class of Prof. A. Musakhodjaeva) and orchestral conducting (class of professor T. Abdrashev); Bachelor of the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts (class of Prof. Uros Laiovitsa).

And participation in three prestigious international conductor competitions: the winner of Lovro von Matacic in Zagreb (1999); Finalist of the competition. Nikolay Malko in Copenhagen (2001), where he was awarded a special prize "Outstanding talent and promise"; Laureate of the first prize of the competition. Antonio Pedrotti in Trento (2001) – have become a pass to the world of great music and world recognition. According to the memoirs of Askar Buribayev, the day when his son, as a teenager, independently went to a big contest in Italy, became for Alan the edge of transition to the adult world. The Grand Prix gave Alan Buribayev an opportunity to get a contract for 12 concerts with the best symphony orchestras in Europe. In 2001, he signed a contract with IMG. Artists – the leading impresario agency of the world, which serves only the stars of classical music. Since then, his tours have been painted for years to come.

The working schedule of Alan Buribayev is very rich. And when you start to read his creative biography, it simply captures the spirit of the number of musical projects implemented only in the past few years.

So, until the last appointment, from the autumn of 2004 to the summer of 2007, the conductor was General music director of the State Opera of South Thuringia (Meiningen, Germany). Here, under the direction of Buribaev, operas "The Tales of Hoffmann" by Offenbach, "Idomeneo" and "The Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart, "Her stepdaughter" Janacek, "The Free Shooter" by Weber, "The Salome" by R. Strauss were staged. In each concert season, eight symphony programs were performed. The last season under the management of the maestro premiere of operas – "Mona Lisa" Max von Schillings, "Troubadour" Verdi and "Flying Dutchman" Wagner.

Recently, Buribayev left the post of chief conductor of the Kazakh Symphony Orchestra of Astana, with whom he worked a lot and fruitfully. Striking evidence of this was the tour in Germany in 2006.

Then, on November 28, in Berlin, in one of the largest music halls in Europe – Concerthouse, in the framework of the cultural project "Pearls of Kazakhstan. Musical Discoveries between the Caspian Sea and Altai ", a festive concert was held on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Alan Buribaev – refers to the most popular in the international music world conductors.

B. S. Rakhimzhanov

Since 2003 – artistic director and chief conductor of the symphonic orchestra of the Pavlodar region, conductor of the Orchestra of the Kazakh Musical–Drama Theater. J. Aymautova, Professor of Pavlodar State University. S. Toraigyrov.

1977–1980, studying at the Pavlodar Music College. P. Chaykovsky (choral conducting). 1980 – 1985, studying at the State Conservatory. Kurmangazy (Faculty of choral conducting). 1985–1988. The State Conservatory. Ashrafi (Tashkent, faculty of opera – symphony conducting).

1987–1990. Worked as a conductor of the Orchestra of the Kazakh State Opera and Ballet Theater. Abay (Almaty).

1999–2000, conductor of the Orchestra of the National Theater of Opera and Ballet. K. Baiseitova (Astana city).

2001–2003, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of the Karaganda State Philharmonic. K. Bayzhanova (city of Karaganda).