Aigerim Beketaeva and Bakhtiyar Adamzhan in Notre-Dame de Paris, music by Maurice Jarre, choreography by Roland Petit. Eurasian Dance Festival 2017 Gala, Shot on 29.6.2017 in Astana Opera House.
Aigerim Beketaeva is a Leading soloist of the Astana Opera ballet. She was born in Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan. In 2010, she graduated from the A. Seleznev College of Choreography in Almaty. From 2010 to 2013, she worked as a principal dancer of the K. Baiseitova National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Since 2013, she has been a principal dancer of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre “Astana Opera”. In 2015, she graduated from the Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University and was awarded the qualification of “teacher-choreographer”. Aigerim Beketayeva is a guest soloist with the St. Petersburg State Academic Ballet Theatre of Boris Eifman.
Bakhtiyar Adamzhan (Kaz. Бақтияр Адамжан) is Leading Soloist with Astana Opera Ballet. Bakhtiyar was born in Saryozek, South Kazakhstan. He graduated from A.V. Seleznev College of Choreography (2003- 2011). From 2011 to 2013 he was a soloist of Abay State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Since 2013 he is a soloist of Astana Opera. The winner of Moscow XIII International Ballet Competition in 2017.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Eurasian Dance Festival and Astana Opera, special thanks to Vasily Medvedev, Stanislav Feco and Janibek Kaiyr.