Anniversary of Azer Dadashev – musical premieres in Baku (PHOTO)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 13 An evening dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the People’s Artist of Azerbaijan, composer, professor Azer Dadashev took place on the stage of the Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic named after Muslim Magomayev, Trend Life reports.

Before the start of the concert program, the head of the music sector of the Ministry of Culture of Azerbaijan, Vugar Gumbatov, read out a congratulatory letter from the Minister of Culture Anar Karimov.

The concert program was attended by the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibeyli under the direction of conductor Mustafa Mehmandarov and the Azerbaijan State Choir under the direction of People’s Artist Gulbaji Imanova.

The soloists of the program were laureates of international competitions, pianists Nurana Zeynalova and Nargiz Kangerli, vocalist Subkhan Rustamov.

At the evening, compositions by Azer Dadashev were performed. Among them, the work “Zəfər çələngi”, dedicated to the Victory of Azerbaijan in the 44-day Patriotic War, for the first time sounded “Poem for Piano and Chamber Orchestra”, dedicated to the national leader Heydar Aliyev.

Also, Concerto No. 2 for piano and orchestra, the symphony “Shusha”, the cantata “Vətənim Azərbaycan” were also performed for the first time.

The concert program was received with great interest by the audience. The program of the anniversary concert demonstrated the versatility of the composer’s creative activity.

Information support – Trend.az, Day.az, Milli.az

(Author: Jani Babayeva)




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