World’s best clas­sic mu­sic to sound in Baku

Azer News - - Culture & Lifestyle - By La­man Is­may­ilova

AThe con­cert will take place at Azer­bai­jan State Phil­har­monic So­ci­ety on De­cem­ber 5, Day.Az re­ported.

The artis­tic di­rec­tor and chief con­duc­tor of the orches­tra is Peo­ple’s Artist Fakhraddin Ke­r­i­mov.

The soloist of the evening are Hon­ored Artists of Azer­bai­jan Rena Rag­i­mova (alto) and Sharif Ba­girov (clar­inet).

And there will also be some sur­prises to de­light spec­ta­tors. The State String Quar­tet will per­form as part of the event.

The works by world-fa­mous com­posers will sound at the con­cert. The event starts at 19:00. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at all ticket of­fices of the city and on the web­site iticket.az.

Azer­bai­jan State Cham­ber Orches­tra was founded by Fikrat Amirov and Gara Garayev in 1964.

Nazim Rza­yev di­rected the Orches­tra un­til 1992 since its foun­da­tion. The orches­tra toured dif­fer­ent cities of Rus­sia, as well as for­mer Cze­choslo­vakia, Poland, Tu­nis, Bosnia and Herze­gov­ina, and Tur­key dur­ing this pe­riod.

The orches­tra gen­er­ally per­forms works of Azer­bai­jani com­posers and pre­miered works by Western Euro­pean and Rus­sian com­posers.

The ASCO also per­formed at the con­certs ded­i­cated to the 20th an­niver­sary of the In­de­pen­dence of Azer­bai­jan or­ga­nized in Berlin, Paris and Rome in 2011.

Azer­bai­jan State Cham­ber Orches­tra par­tic­i­pated at the Azer­bai­jani Cul­ture Days con­ducted in Bei­jing in May 2011, as well as at the 2nd Ra­mat­uelle In­ter­na­tional Clas­si­cal Mu­sic Fes­ti­val or­ga­nized in France in July 2011.

The State String Quar­tet was founded in 1998 and has re­peat­edly per­formed in France, Ger­many, Tur­key, Greece and Ser­bia. The quar­tet in­cludes Jeyla Seyi­dova (first vi­o­lin), Hon­orary Artist of Azer­bai­jan Repub­lic Soltan Mam­madova (sec­ond vi­o­lin), Hon­orary Artist of Azer­bai­jan Repub­lic Vakhtang Imanov (vi­ola) and Hon­orary Artist of Azer­bai­jan Repub­lic Alexei Miltykh (cello).

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