October 27, 2021

A concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Baku Music Academy takes place in Moscow

A concert dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Uzeir Hajibeyli Baku Music Academy (BMA) took place at the Big Hall of the P.I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatoire. 


The evening was jointly organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Azerbaijani Embassy in Russia. People’s Artist of Russia Emmanuel Vitorgan hosted the evening.   


Rector of BMA, People’s Artist of the USSR Farhad Badalbeyli and rector of the P.I.Chaykovsky Moscow State Conservatoire Alexander Sokolov spoke at the event. 


Well-known graduates of BMA too participated in the concert. Rector of the Academy, People’s Artist of the USSR Farhad Badalbeyli, People’s artists of Azerbaijan Yalchyn Adygoezalzade, Murad Adygoezalzade, Samir Jafarov, Alim Gasymov, Murad Huseynov, Yeganeh Akhundova, Honoured artists Fuad Ibrahimov, Elvin Ganiyev, Sahib Pashazadeh, Fargana Gasymova, laureate of international contests Seljan Nasibli, grandson of great Bulbul Murtuza Bulbul etc. performed at the concert. 


The concert programme included works by classics of the Azerbaijani music Uzeir Hajibeyli, Gara Garayev, Fikret Amirov, Niyazi, es well as works by Western Europe and Russian composers, performed by the Russian National Orchestra under the leadership of Mikhail Pletnyov.  The evening was opened by Koroghlu overture of Uzeir Hajibeyli, closing the concert programme by “Karabakh Shikastasi” oratorio performed by Alim Gasymov and Fargana Gasymova, conducted by Yalchyn Adygoezalzade.