Raushan Orazbaeva

Located in Astana (Kazakhstan)

Raushan Orazbaeva was born in family of  Dombra players and storytellers from the Zhanakorgan area in the Kyzylorda region. From her father, Zhumabek who was a poet and instrument maker, she learned to play the Dombra. Later she went to Almaty where she started with the study of Kyl Kobyz first at Zhubanov Music
School. later at the National Kazakh Kurmangazi Conservatory.

Raushan Orazbaeva
Raushan Orazbaeva vor dem Konzert „Zentralasiatische Klänge“ in der Otto-Wagner Kirche

She won  national and international competitions and performed in numerous Concert Halls around the world. She teaches at the Kazakh National  University of Arts in Astana and has a wide repertoire of pieces by famous early composers such as Korkyt, Ihlas, Tattimbet, Sugyr and Zhappas, as well as contemporary ones such as Aktoty Raymkulova. She also plays her own compositions.

2017 she inpried her audience at the concert «Zentralasiatische Klänge» in the «Otto-Wagner-Church» in Vienna and 2018 in Kulturhaus Sargfabrik.

In 2018 she is the leading musician on the project Qyrk Kyz of the Aga Khan Music Initiative.

Further Information:

Raushan Orazbaeva on Youtube
Raushan Orazbaeva Website

Contact via KultEurasia