Kazakhstan culture in spotlight at Almaty Symphony concert.
(From left) Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Chief of Protocol Ibrahim Yousif Abdullah Fakhroo, Katara general manager Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti, and Kazakhstan ambassador Askar Shokybayev at the concert.
The Almaty Symphony Orchestra concert, led by renowned musician Marat Bisengaliyev, featured several music tracks reflecting Kazakhstan's culture and music yesterday at Katara--the Cultural Village. The concert, in co-operation with the Kazakhstan embassy in Doha, marked the 25th anniversary of establishing relations between Kazakhstan and Qatar since 1993. It was attended by diplomats and officials, as well as enthusiasts and music fans of different communities in the country. Bisengaliyev highlighted the strong developing bilateral relations between Qatar and Kazakhstan on different levels. He noted that the diplomatic and economic co-operation between the two countries continues to increase and both join hands to seek more investment opportunities. "In the past three years I witnessed the high level of collaboration between Qatar and Kazakhstan and I am proud of our partners and supporters", the musician said. Bisengaliyev, artistic director of the orchestra team and soloist, is a world-famous violinist virtuoso and chief conductor of both Almaty Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra of India. It is worth mentioning that the Almaty Symphony Orchestra is an international music band, which perform at world's best concert venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Centre, Royal Albert Hall, and Royal Festival Hall, among others. The Almaty Symphony Orchestra was created in 2012 upon the initiative of Marat Bisengaliyev and general producer Kairat Kulbayev, with the support of Almaty mayor.
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