By Laman Ismayilova
The International Music Day was marked at the Russian
Information and Culture Center in Baku at the initiative of a
senior lecturer of the Baku Music Academy, Ph.D. in Art History
Alena Inyakina, Azernews reports, citing .
In 1974, the International Music Council decided to mark
International Music Day on October 1 annually.
Initiated in 1973 by the 15th General Assembly of the
International Music Council, International Music Day aims to
promote musical art among all sectors of society.
'This holiday is marked annually around the world with large
concert programs, with the participation of the best musicians and
artistic groups. Many music pieces that are included in the
treasury of world culture are heard on this day. International
Music Day also embodies the idea of rapprochement and friendship
between peoples, mutual enrichment of cultures, because the
language of music is international and understandable to everyone,'
said Alena Inyakina.
Soloist of the Symphony Orchestra of the Azerbaijan State TV and
Radio Broadcasting Company Lala Mukhtarova, concertmasters Dilara
Karimova and Ulviya Aliyeva, performers Aminat Ahmadova, Nargiz
Mammadova, Atefa Garabagi, Gulzar Huseynova, Vladimir Polyakov, as
well as Honored Artist Anton Fershtandt, artists of the State Choir
Farhad Alakbarov and Kamilla Imanova, young talent Alisa Zayats
attended the event. The organizers also invited a soloist of the
Russian Helikon-Opera Musical Theater, Honored Artist Elnara
Mammadova as a special guest.
The concert program included music pieces by Fikrat Amirov, Rauf
Hajiyev, Said Rustamov, Gioacchino Rossini, Vasily
Alena Inyakina and Lala Mukhtarova also performed the premiere
of Max Richter's work November.
In conclusion, the head of the Rossotrudnichestvo office in
Baku, Irek Zinnurov, presented certificates of appreciation to the
participants in the musical evening.
Media partners of the event are Azernews.Az, Trend.Az, Day.Az,