By Laman Ismayilova
A young talented vocalist, soloist of the Azerbaijan State
Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, Urfan Jafarov, has won first
place at the American Protege Vocal Competition 2022, Azernews
reports, citing Trend Life .
American Protege is the largest international music competition
for young and professional musicians, actors, and singers on the
path to a successful career.
The music competition brought together musicians from 63
countries including Azerbaijan, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark,
France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, South Korea,
Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine, Venezuela, etc.
At the competition, the vocalist performed seven opera arias,
one of which he performed without instrumental accompaniment (a
By taking first place in this competition, Urfan Jafarov
received the right to reach the final of the American Protege
International Vocal and Opera Singers Competition 2023 to be held
in New York next year.
Urfan Jafarov is a laureate of republican and international
competitions. He is a graduate of the Baku Musical Academy.
His music teacher is the People's Artist of Azerbaijan, opera
singer Khuraman Gasimova.
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