State Academic Symphony Orchestra has outstanding history. In 1958 orchestra joined the Philharmonic and began to attach thousands of people to the live sound of symphonic music in its highest quality.
People’s Artist of the Kazakh SSR, People’s Artist of Russia, People’s Artist of the Tatar ASSR Fuat Mansurov was organizer, director and first conductor, whose name is written in golden letters in the orchestra’s history.
For a great period of growth of the creative team led by many famous musicians – Viktor Yakovlev, Ilya Ostrovsky, Shamgon Kazhgaliyev, Gaziz Dugashev, Timur Mynbayev, Renat Salavatov, Tulepbergen Abdrashev. Behind the conductor’s stand there were such famous maestros like L.Ginzburg, A. Katz, K. Eliasberg, Y.Domarkas a number of other famous conductors, each of which shall orchestra a new step of development. Do not count all the team partners, which included well-known musicians: S.Richter, L.Oborin, N. Petrov, V.Kraynev, Kremer, Rostropovich, D.Shafran, N.Shahovskaya, I.Arkhipova V. Piavko, V.Noreyka, M.Bieshu, Yu.Mazurok, G.Akselrod, Alexander Vedernikov, R.Kerer, A.Gavrilov, D.Shapovalov, M.Maysky, G.Murzha, L.Timofeeva, and N.Trul and another outstanding performers from allover the world.
The role of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra in the promotion of new works of Kazakh composers – significant and creative friendship with composers orchestra has a long tradition that continues to this day