Founded in 2008 by a group of students from the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory, the members of Kazakh traditional music ensemble Turan are award-winning folk artists who have performed around the world. They perform on ancient Kazakh instruments, creating an unforgettable image of the past and the present. Their desire is to recreate the sound of old archaic supplies, to find new ways, works and forms in the performance of the modern world.
In August 2008, Ensemble Turan played at the international festival “Young Euro Classic” in Berlin and won hearts of German people, connoisseurs of traditional folk music as well as classical music. Loud applauses proofed that the band has gained fans not only in Kazakhstan but also outside the country.
In November 2009, they toured in Los-Angeles, San-Francisco, Washington, Boston and New York with Symphony Orchestra of the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory. Their closing concert was in the Carnegie Hall in New York. As a representative of Kazakh culture, they showed high level of performance to the American public.
Since 2009, they have released 3 albums, “Turan“(2009), “Er Turan“(2011) and “Uly Turan“(2016). They also write music for TV serials, films, animations and ballets. They are also the owner of Grand Found of the First President of Kazakhstan.
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