Eyyub Guliyev bril­liantly per­forms with Moscow Phil­har­monic Orches­tra

Azer News - - Culture & Lifestyle - By La­man Is­may­ilova

AThe Moscow Aca­demic Phil­har­monic Orches­tra per­formed at the fes­ti­val's open­ing cer­e­mony.

The orches­tra was con­ducted by Azer­bai­jan's Hon­ored Artist Eyyub Guliyev, Day.Az re­ported.

The con­cert fea­tured mas­ter­pieces of clas­si­cal and mod­ern mu­sic.

The works of by E. El­gar, M. Ravel, P. Tchaikovsky, J. Brams, N. Pa­ganini, A. Pi­az­zola, A. Dinika, M. Ts­fas­man, A. Ken­field were pre­sented to the pub­lic.

Out­stand­ing mu­si­cians, mem­bers of the jury - David Geringas (Ger­many / Lithua­nia), Pro­fes­sor of the Madrid Con­ser­va­tory Za­har Bron, artis­tic di­rec­tor of the Zurich Opera Theater Ro­man Patkolo (Slo­vakia), Pro­fes­sor of the Nurem­berg Mu­sic Academy Si­mon Ru­bino (Italy), soloist of the Rus­sian Na­tional Orches­tra Maxim Rubtsov (flute / Rus­sia), as well as bright young mu­si­cians, win­ners of pres­ti­gious com­pe­ti­tions - Ivan Bes­sonov (pi­ano / first prize at Euro­vi­sion Song Con­test), Alexan­dra Dov­gan (first prize at the Grand Pi­ano com­pe­ti­tion), Darya Vino­gradova (harp), Veronika Vino­gradova (flute), An­drey Ryazant­sev (clar­inet), Dmitry Pinchuk (sax­o­phone) re­ceived a storm of ap­plause.

Be­sides, the new work by the fa­mous Ital­ian com­poser Marco Marzi "Echo of Naples", spe­cially writ­ten on the oc­ca­sion of the open­ing of the mu­sic con­test was pre­sented to the au­di­ence for the first time.

The mu­sic piece was per­formed by Paloma So and the Moscow Phil­har­monic Orches­tra aroused great in­ter­est among the pub­lic.

Eyyub Guliyev, a con­duc­tor of Azer­bai­jan's State Aca­demic Opera and Bal­let Theater and win­ner of in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tions, per­formed to­gether with the Moscow Phil­har­monic Orches­tra in the fi­nal of the con­test.

Guliyev grad­u­ated from the Baku Mu­sic Academy in 2005. In 20052008, he stud­ied at the Saint Peters­burg State Con­ser­va­toire and the Univer­sity of Mu­sic and Per­form­ing Arts in Vi­enna. Guliyev is the son of Peo­ple's Artist, tar (stringed mu­si­cal in­stru­ment) player Ramiz Guliyev.

He is the win­ner of sev­eral com­pe­ti­tions, in­clud­ing the In­ter­na­tional Con­duct­ing Com­pe­ti­tion af­ter B. Lyu­toslavckiy in Belostok in 2006 and the In­ter­na­tional Con­duct­ing Com­pe­ti­tion af­ter D. Mitropou­los in Athens in 2008. In 2010, Guliyev won the top award, the Giuseppe Si­nop­oli prize, at the In­ter­na­tional Con­duct­ing Com­pe­ti­tion named af­ter Ar­turo Toscanini in Parma.

The Nutcracker, In­ter­na­tional Tele­vi­sion Con­test for Young Mu­si­cians is an an­nual mu­sic com­pe­ti­tion, or­ga­nized by "Rus­sia K" (Ros­sia-Kul­tura) state TV chan­nel, branch of the VGTRK.

Es­tab­lished in 2000 the con­test be­came a rec­og­nized and sig­nif­i­cant event in the Rus­sian mu­sic world. Mul­ti­mil­lion au­di­ence fol­lows with in­ter­est the com­pe­ti­tion of the par­tic­i­pants day af­ter day, and "Rus­sia K" TV chan­nel trans­mits the Gala Clos­ing con­cert live.

Each year the "Nutcracker" con­test un­rav­els new and ex­cit­ing tal­ents from all over the world and pro­vides young per­form­ers with op­por­tu­nity to show­case their skills on a pro­fes­sional level, as well as ex­change ex­pe­ri­en­tial knowl­edge and re­ceive the judg­ment of em­i­nent pro­fes­sion­als.

The ‘Nutcracker’ has earned the rep­u­ta­tion as one of the most pres­ti­gious mu­sic con­tests for chil­dren in Rus­sia. It en­joys close at­ten­tion of a wide and di­verse au­di­ence, from pro­fes­sion­als to clas­si­cal mu­sic en­thu­si­asts.

The con­tes­tants per­form in front of many mil­lions of view­ers, as the au­di­tions are both tele­vised and streamed live on the chan­nel’s web­site.

Be­sides, fi­nal­ists are hon­ored to per­form at one of the most pres­ti­gious Moscow venues – the Tchaikovsky Con­cert Hall – with a sym­phony orches­tra ac­com­pa­ni­ment.

In 2016, the In­ter­na­tional Tele­vi­sion Con­test for Young Mu­si­cians 'The Nutcracker' be­came a mem­ber of the Euro­pean Union of Mu­sic Com­pe­ti­tions for Youth (EMCY).

The 19th Nutcracker In­ter­na­tional Tele­vi­sion Young Mu­si­cians Con­test will run un­til De­cem­ber 11.

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