Rakhat-Bi Abdyssagin is a composer and pianist, an outstanding representative of the younger generation of the creative elite of Kazakhstan (born on 02.02.1999). He is a laureate of different international musical composers’ and pianists’ competitions. He is an author of more than a hundred musical compositions. Foreign critics have called Rakhat-Bi "a hereby Kazakh miracle, a virtuoso pianist with an extraordinary power in his hands and ambitions in the character". Rakhat-Bi is an author of a unique collection of original works "Edges of a Harmony" published in Almaty, 2011. He has published his scientific works called "Mathematics and Contemporary Music", 2013. Rakhat-Bi represented Kazakhstan on VIII-X Impuls international academy composers and performers of contemporary music in Graz (2013, 2015, 2017). Also he became a scholar of the 25th International Summer Academy in August of 2015 in Mürzzuschlag, Austria, and participated in it. During the academy his new work "Feeling of Autumn" for solo flute was premiered in the Final Concert of the Academy.
In July 2015 Rakhat-Bi Abdyssagin was accepted as the youngest member of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) in the history of the organization and became the youngest lecturer of the 43 World Conference on traditional music, held in Astana from 16-22 in July 2015, where Rakhat-Bi had a speech in English on "Ethnicity through the prism of modernity" (on examples of his own works).
His musical compositions like "Petrogliff", "Fantasia Murakami", "Light through fog", "Light at the end of tunnel", "Aport pour Satie", "Rondine Piangente", "Games of not parallel lines", "Fantasia quasi una sonata", "Ancient scroll", "Internal thoughts", "La canzone isoritmica del Trovatore", "Reflection of essence", "Lo Sguardo Limpido", "The Shadow of Alhambra", "Over the vault of depth", "The Way of a Scarab Beetle", "Chant lunaire du vent" and others express his originality and individuality.
His composition "Kazakh rhapsody" for piano and symphony orchestra was performed in Paris (UNESCO Headquarters), London (Royal Festival Hall), Seoul, Almaty and on the Governmental Concert dedicated to the Day of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana (2014). This piece is the Grand Prix winner of the Republican contest "Ta’y’elsizdik tolg’ay’y". Rakhat-Bi was recognized as the best composer of the year.
His composition "Forward into the Sunlight" for violin and symphony orchestra is the Grand Prix winner of the XVII International festival of creative youth "Shabyt" (Astana 2014), and Rakhat-Bi was awarded the highest prize of the festival — the Cup of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan for "the most gifted artist".
The world premiere of Rakhat-Bi’s composition «The Will to Live» for piano and symphony orchestra was held in the Grand Concert Hall of the Berliner Philharmonie in March 2015 (piano solo performed by author). This composition was also performed in Auditorio de la Diputación de Alicante (ADDA), Teulada-Moraira (Spain, Valencia), in Astana in the State Concert dedicated to the 20th Anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation in Astana (August 2015), in the Grand Concert Hall of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (June 2016).
The world premiere of Rakhat-Bi’s composition "God‘s dwelling" for symphony orchestra took place in the Grand Concert Hall of the Berliner Konzerthaus, in August 2016. This symphonic picture was also performed in Rudolfinum in Prague, in Wiener Konzerthaus, and in Guildhall in London.
In august 2017 Rakhat-Bi’s composition "Aftersounds of Romanticism" for symphony orchestra opened the legendary Bayreuth Festival.
Rakhat-Bi became a student at the age of 13, and at the age of 17 he was already a graduate student. At the age of 18 he brilliantly defended his master‘s thesis (dissertation), becoming a Master of art sciences. This is an exceptional case not only in Kazakhstan, but also the rarest phenomenon in world practice.