Concert by the State Chamber Orchestra of Azerbaijan named after Gara Garayev in Greece

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A concert by the State Chamber Orchestra of Azerbaijan named after Gara Garayev took place at “Megaro Muzikis” Cultural Complex in Athens, June 6, 2014, with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation  and assistance by the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Greece.

 

State and government officials of Greece, representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Athens, general public and music lovers attended the concert.

 

Works by world-renowned musicians such as Ástor Piazzolla, Pablo de Sarasate, Ernesto de Curtis  were performed along with works by great Azerbaijani composers Uzeir Hajibeyli, Fikret Amirov, Gara Garayev, Jahangir Jahangirov, Niyazi and Vagif Mustafazadeh.

 

After the concert, the guests were presented dishes from the national cuisine of Azerbaijan, various books related to history, culture and art published by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, as well as CDs with Azerbaijani mugham, jazz, classic and variety music.

 

With a view to widely covering the serious of events to be held in Greece, www.azerbaijani-culture.gr website was put into operation. 



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The concert of the Azerbaijan State Chamber Orchestra named after Gara Garayev in Athens, June 6, with the organizational support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and assistance by the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Greece has been given extensive coverage by the local media. Along with a series of materials printed in the Greece media, a video-material...