Medet Chotabaev was born and grew up in a small city in Kazakhstan. He started his music studies relatively late but managed to reach significant heights in his career. The vocalist has performed on the best stages in France, Austria and Russia. And in 2018 he became famous all over the world after being awarded the most prestigious award, which was given to him by European artists.
As a child, Medet did not plan to become an opera singer, but people around him paid attention to his good vocal characteristics. On the advice of acquaintances, the young man after 9th grade went to go to music college and unexpectedly for himself, became a student, his mentor was a teacher Nurlan Kusherov. Studying in the second year, he took part in the republican competition and took the 2nd second place. Thanks to this, he believed in his strength and later tried to enter the Kurmangazy Conservatory in Almaty.
In 2006 there was a breakthrough in his career - he was noticed abroad and invited to study in Pesaro (Italy). Two years later, after graduating from the academy, he returned to his homeland. Currently, Medet Chotabaev gives concerts at the Abai State Academic Theatre.
Medet Chotabaev: family life
Married to Ally Akhmetova, soloist of the Astana Opera Theater. The couple is bringing up daughter Yasmina, the girl has already prophesied the future of the famous artist in Kazakhstan. She grows up with a diaper at the theater, attending rehearsals of parents.
He speaks Italian perfectly.
He didn't like opera when he was a kid.
Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy (for strengthening cultural ties between states).
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