An extraordinary, new genre in music, the “Alem” is written by world-known composer Sir. Karl Jenkins, directed by talented Vasily Barkhatov and performed by virtuoso violin Marat Bisengaliev and Almaty Symphony Orchestra where wildest dreams come true: musicians fly, fire is poured out of the musical instruments and special effects keep viewers fascinated from the very first minutes of the show telling its viewers the story of sound travelling the universe and exploring the earth.

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Sir. Karl Jenkins


Sir. Karl Jenkins is a Welsh musician and composer. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2005 New Year Honours and a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2010 Birthday Honours. In 2015 he was made a Knight Bachelor. In 2016 Jenkins received the BASCA Gold Badge Award for his unique contribution to music.

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Marat Bisengaliev

Leading violin

Marat Bisengaliev is a Kazakh «brilliant violin soloist» (as named by «The Times») and conductor of both Almaty Symphony Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra of India. He is also the founding Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra of India and a professor of Birmingham conservatory.
The musician has performed at the world’s best concert venues, such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Centre, Wigmore Hall, Barbican Centre, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and many others.

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Vasily Barkhatov

Art director, scriptwriter

Vasily Barkhatov is a Russian film and theater director and screenwriter. Creative director of the Mariinsky Theatre, Bolshoi Theatre and author of numerous projects, which are successfully held in theaters in Sweden, Germany, Austria, Russia, and Switzerland. Despite his young age, he has established himself as an authoritative and genuine professional. In 2013 he was the artistic director of the “Mikhailovsky theater. 100 years anniversary”, and in cooperation with Maestro Valeriy Gergiev he has executed a large number of projects at the Mariinsky theatre, including the “New Mariinsky Theater opening Gala show».