Nurlan Bekmukhambetov

Nurlan Bekmukhambetov

Nurlan Bekmukhambetov is a soloist of the Novaya Opera Theatre. He was born in Uralsk (Kazakhstan). He graduated with honours from the Sobinov State Conservatory of Samara in 1997 and completed his post graduate studies at the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory in 2005 (under Irina Arkhipova). Between 1996 and 2000, Nurlan was a soloist of the Saratov Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2001, he made his debut, appearing in Boris Godunov at the Bolshoi Theatre. Then he worked for two years at the Mussa Dzhalil National Opera House in Kazan.

Since 2004, he has been a soloist of the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre.

Nurlan Bekmukhambetov has in his repertoire the following parts: Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Vladimir Igorevich in Borodin’s Prince Igor, Sinodal in Rubinstein’s The Demon, Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata, Count Almaviva in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia and many others.

Nurlan Bekmukhambetov was a finalist of competitions in Estonia, Croatia, Spain, and Austria. He has taken part in many international and Russian festivals.

Awards and Honours:

  • Honoured Artist of the Republic of Tartarstan
  • Honoured Art Worker of Kazakhstan
  • Prize-winner of Irina Arkhipova Foundation
  • Prize-winner of the Yan Kepura Award as the best tenor, an engagement of the Krakow Opera (2004, Warsaw)
  • Prize-winner of the Viva il Tenore international vocal competition in Finland (1st prize, 2003)
  • Prize-winner of the Portovo di Ancona international competition (3rd prize, 2003, Italy)
  • Prize-winner of the International Vocal Contest in Beijing (3rd prize, 2002, China)
  • Special award and an engagement of the Royal Opera House in Oslo (Norway) at the Belvedere International Competition for Young Singers (2002, Vienna, Austria)
  • Prize-winner of the Tenors of Russia competition (1st prize, 2001, Moscow)
  • Prize winner (3rd prize and a special award for the artistry and stage magnetism) of the 1st Tulegenov International Vocal Contest (2001, Chelyabinsk)
  • Prize-winner of the 19th Glinka International Vocal Competition (4th prize, 2001, Chelyabinsk)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:

Simpleton in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Vaudémont in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta
Vladimir Igorevich in Borodin's Prince Igor
Alfred in Strauss' Die Fledermaus
Alfredo in Verdi's La Traviata
Duke of Mantua in Verdi's Rigoletto
Lohengrin in Wagner's Lohengrin
Nadir in Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles
Nemorino in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore
Rinuccio in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi
Tamino in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
Peppe in Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci
Edgardo di Ravenswood in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
Prince Nutcracker in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera
Rodolfo in Puccini's La bohème
Ivan Lykov in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride

Moneylender in Rachmaninoff's The Miserly Knight (in concert)
Marko in Rachmaninoff's Monna Vanna (in concert) 

Tenor part in Orff's Carmina Burana
Soloist in Four Operetta Kings (concert)
Parts in the productions: Maria Callas (musical offering),Novaya Opera Tenors (gala concert),Waltzes, Tangos & Foxtrots (gala concert),Bravissimo! (opera mix),Rossini (musical divertissement),This is Opera! (dramatized performance),Opera&Jazz (New Year's Eve Show)



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