Biography

Biography
Singer (dramatic soprano). People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan State Prize

Биография

Zhunusova Makpal


Singer (dramatic soprano). People’s Artist of Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan State Prize. Born in 1963 in Karaganda Region. Graduated from Zhubanov Kazakh Music School and Al-Farabi Shymkent Institute of Culture. Her work started as performer of folk songs in the staff of «Gulder» ensemble, then founded «Nazerke» ensemble within the Kazakhconcert association. There are Kazakh folk songs, compositions of Kazakh modern composers Sh.Kaldayakov, A.Beiseuov, B.Tazhibaev, E.Belgoziev in her repertoire. Such songs as: «Gashyk zhurek», «Kyz gumyr», «Fariza, Farizazhan», «Fariza kyz», «Koshtasu» in M.Zhunusova’s performing are very popular among people.