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Prominent conductor Zubin Mehta receives the ‘Dostyk’ order

15 March, 2018, 14:24 1545
Prominent conductor Zubin Mehta receives the ‘Dostyk’ order

The legendary conductor, who visited Kazakhstan in 2017 for the first time, expressed readiness to cooperate with local musicians.

Los Angeles held awarding of the state order of Kazakhstan – the ‘Dostyk’ order of II degree to the most prominent musician of the world Zubin Mahta, the press service of the state theatre opera and ballet “Astana Opera” reported.  

In his speech, the musician thanked for the award and wished prosperity to the people of Kazakhstan. He also told about the President and called him as peacekeeper in front the world and his people.

The legendary conductor, who visited Kazakhstan in 2017 for the first time, expressed readiness to cooperate with local musicians.

In turn, the Kazakh Minister of Culture, Arystanbek Mukhamediuly, expressed the hope for further strengthening of our contacts in music, telling the music is universal and a bridge of friendship that connects our nations. He also wished health, great successes in art and happiness to maestro Zubin Mahta.

Head of “Astana Opera” Galym Akhmedyarov presented the conductor the order, that is awarded on the decree of the President of Kazakhstan for merits in the state and public activity, considerable contribution to the social and economic and cultural development of the country, strengthening of friendship and cooperation between the nations.  

Zubin Mehta is a prominent conductor of the world. In September, 2017, maître of the classic art performed on the stage of “Astana Opera” during a tour Teatro alla Scala, that was organized by the Ministry of Culture. Residents and guests of Astana were able to see the prominent musician and to hear world masterpieces.