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NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh composer and pianist Rakhat-Bi Abdysagin recently completed the doctoral programme at Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome. He is among the institution’s five best musicians of 2017 and the youngest graduate of the nation’s oldest musical academy.
Rakhat-Bi Abdysagin. Photo credit: informburo.kz.
For the final exam, Abdysagin presented his work “Ombre del Vuoto” (Shadows of the Void), written for 11 performers representing each section of a symphony orchestra.
Abdysagin wrote his first composition at age ten and published his inaugural work, “Mathematics and Contemporary Music,” three years later. He began …read more
Source: The Astana Times