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September 18, 2017

Inauguration of the Uzeir Hajibeyli 9th International Music Festival takes place

On September 18, inauguration of the Uzeir Hajibeyli 9th International Music Festival, being held with organizational support from the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, took place.

 

Officials of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, employees of foreign embassies, well-known public figures of the country, people of culture and art, and other respected guests participated in the opening ceremony, which took place in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic named after M.Magomayev.  

 

The ceremony opened by an overture from the opera “Koroghlu” by the composer-genius, performed by the State Symphonic Orchestra named after Uzeir Hajibeyli (artistic director and chief conductor of the orchestra was People’s Artist Rauf Abdullayev).

 

Works of local and foreign composers were presented at the evening, performed by the State Symphonic Orchestra named after Uzeir Hajibeyli.

 

In general, over 30 events will be realized during the festival, which will continue until September 26. At these events to be held in various cultural establishments of the capital, music lovers will have a chance to listen to works by Uzeir Hajibeyli, as well as other renowned composers.


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