In the orchestra since 2019
Zhasulan Abdykalykov was born on July 1, 1992 in Kazakhstan. In September 2003, he entered the Kazakh National Music Academy (tuba class under Pyotr Zhizhila); in 2010, he was accepted to the 2nd year of the Academic Music College at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. In 2018, he graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. He also studied at the Hamburg University of Music and Theater under professor Matthias Höfs.
Zhasulan Abdykalykov won the 3rd prize at the “Music Assemblies of Syberia” All-Russian Open Festival, a contest for young brass and percussion players (Novosibirsk, 2008). He also won the 2nd place (in 2011) and the 1st place (in 2016) at the International contest for young brass and percussion players held by the Moscow State Conservatory.
He is a laureate of the 1st prize at the International contest for young brass and percussion players (2011). In 2016, he became 1st at the Elise Meyer contest (Hamburg); in 2019, he was 8th at the 16th Tchaikovsky International Contest.
Since August 2019, Zhasulan Abdykalykov has been the regulator of the tuba group at the musicAeterna orchestra.
musicAeterna orchestra events
Guernica – Piano piece after Picasso
Karl Amadeus Hartmann
Piano Sonata ‘27. April 1945’
String Quartet No. 8 in C minor op. 110 – ‘In memory of the victims of fascism and the war’
Requiem for solo voices, choir and chamber ensemble
Dido and Aeneas – Opera in three acts on a libretto by Nahum Tate after Virgil’s epic poem Aeneis
Symphony No. 14 in G minor for soprano, bass and chamber orchestra op. 135