Abdyssagin Rakhat-Bi Tolegenuly (born 02.02.1999, Almaty) is a
composer and pianist, author of 2 operas («The Path lit by the Sun» and «The Mysterious Lady») and more than 150 classical music compositions, including large-scale symphonic canvases «Kazakh rhapsody», «Forward into the Sunlight», «The Will to Live», «Gods dwelling», «Aftersounds of Romanticism», «Beyond the Darkness», «Time Run», «Des pensées de loin», «Tears of Silence», «A drop of Eternity», «The Sacred Universe of Particles», «Phantom reflections», «Ghosts of Immortality», «Qubylys», «I raggi di Dante» etc.
Master of Art Sciences, Laureate of the State Youth Award «Daryn», holder of the Honorary Badge «For Merits in the Development of Culture and Art» of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly, member of the Association of Tchaikovsky Competition Stars. Winner of the National project «100 new faces of Kazakhstan».
Rakhat-Bi became a student at 13 years old, at 17 graduate student, he completed an internship at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. At the age of 18 brilliantly defended his masters thesis (dissertation). Then he entered the postgraduate studies of three prestigious universities in Italy: Master di II Livello (in composition) at Conservatorio «Giuseppe Verdi» in Milan, Master in II Livello (in piano) at Conservatorio «Cesare Pollini» in Padua, as well as Corso di Perfezionamento (in composition) of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome. In 2019 he completed them all brilliantly at the age of 20. This is the highest level of professional music education in Europe.
He is called the Kazakh Mozart. At 10 years old he wrote music that mature composers could be proud of! His large-scale symphony canvases and chamber works are played in the famous concert halls of Czech Republic, Italy, Austria, Slovenia, France, England, South Korea, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Romania, Egypt, Jordan, China and USA. Often he himself plays the piano solo part. He gives recitals and authors concerts. British critics have called
Rakhat-Bi «a real Kazakh miracle, a virtuoso pianist with extraordinary power and ambition in character».
Rakhat-Bi is the youngest participant and lecturer of ICTM, international composers and performers academies Impuls (Graz), ISA exhibitioner (Mürzzuschlag), KlangZeitMünster, Sermoneta (Italy). He is the author of scientific articles and books, at the age of 14 he published a unique work «Mathematics and Contemporary Music». He speaks Kazakh, Russian, English, Italian and Spanish.
German art critics say: «music of Rakhat-Bi has a special structure and mathematical precision. It is full of poetry and passion». His scores are published by prestigious European and Russian editions. He is Chairman of Jury and Artistic Director of the International competition of composers «New Music Generation» (Nur-Sultan, since 2019).