The recital of the famous composer Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov took place in the hall of Bukeikhanov’s campus. A well-known akyn, composer and public figure held a meeting with his fellow countrymen, during which students and teachers of the university had a good opportunity to talk with an outstanding artist and ask him their questions.
A meeting with a talented composer of countrymen, including the staff of the Shakarim University, is always awaited with impatience. After all, in 1969 Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov graduated from the historical faculty of the school. A graduate of the Almaty and Moscow Conservatoires, he is the author of symphonies, operas and poetic collections. An artist has written music for several films.
At the beginning of the event, the high guest familiarized himself with the creative works of students of the 4th year of Fine Arts and drawing of Symbat Baydeldinova. As recognized by the artist, many of her paintings were inspired by Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov. After studying the creation of a student, the composer told her to take part in the national contest “Shabyt”.
Opening recital, Rector of the University of Shakarim Meir Eskendirov Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov thanked them for their respect and honor to be today among his countrymen. In honor of deep gratitude, the university rector, gave the composer rare musical instrument that faithfully served for more than one generation – the piano.
Talking with the audience, the composer shared his interesting memories, and also talked about working in the civil service and creative activities. Teachers and students of the university heard Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov’s memoirs about his childhood and youth. Responding to questions from fellow countrymen, he performed some of his famous songs. The audience enjoyed the familiar ballads and symphonies of artist.
Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov is laureate of the State Prize of the country, holder of the “Parasat” order, worked as the director of the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater named after Abay, deputy akim of Astana. Now, despite the fact that Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov is a deputy of the Majilis, he successfully combines work in the Parliament with the art.