2018 / 2019                   Chamber Hall               the 6th Season

17 October * Wednesday * 7.00 pm



The State Trio of the Republic of Kazakhstan “FORTE-TRIO” of the State Concert Organization “Kazakh Concert” of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan will open a new season with the concert “German-Style Romance”, which will take place in the Chamber Hall of the Astana Opera House.

All the “FORTE TRIO” musicians are famous instrumentalists and prizewinners of international competitions. Artistic Director of the team – Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Timur Urmancheyev.

The repertoire of the ensemble is extremely rich and varied, and includes works of different styles and directions - from Baroque music to Jazz. While creating its own interpretations, the Trio wins the hearts of sophisticated connoisseurs of classical music. Kazakh folk music and works by Kazakhstani composers hold a special place in the creative work of the group.

The musicians also perform in ensemble with the orchestra and different soloists: instrumentalists and singers.

The FORTE TRIO participates in numerous international festivals and has many a time represented Kazakhstan at the most prestigious concert venues in Europe and Asia.

The concert programme will feature music pieces by the Romantic-era composers, such as Felix Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms.


Performed by:

State Trio of the Republic of Kazakhstan “FORTE-TRIO”

Timur Urmancheyev, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan (piano)

Dinara Bazarbayeva-Sakhaman (violin)

Murat Narbekov (cello)


Azamat Zheltyrguzov, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan (baritone)

Olga Kalko (alto)


On the programme:

Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor

Schumann. “A Poet’s Love” Song Cycle, op. 48

Brahms. Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, op. 25



Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes