By Laman Ismayilova
The Union of the Azerbaijani Composers will highlight young
talents' music achievements, Azernews reports.
The union will hold a plenary session dedicated to the work of
young composers on November 7-14, Azernews reports.
The event is timed to coincide with the second anniversary of
Azerbaijan's victory in the Second Karabakh War.
The plenary session will start with a symphony concert at the
State Philharmonic Hall on November 7.
For the first time, the Azerbaijani State Symphony Orchestra
will present to the audience the best patriotic pieces of music by
young composers-laureates of the republican competition.
The concert program includes symphonic poems by Azerbaijan's
prominent composers Uzeyir Hajibayli, Gara Garayev, Fikrat Amirov,
and Ogtay Zulfugarov as well as young composers Tural Mammadli,
Vugar Mammadzada, and Elvin Guliyev.
The Azerbaijani State Symphony Orchestra, conducted by People's
Artist Fahraddin Karimov and the State Choir Chapel (artistic
director - People's Artist Gulbaji Imanova) will perform at the
The program includes chamber music concerts to be held in the
concert Hall of the Union on November 10-11.
The session also covers the work of young musicologists who will
deliver a presentation on the topic 'Problems and Prospects for the
creativity of Azerbaijan's Young Composers ' on November 11.
The plenum will end on November 14 with a round table
discussion. The meeting participants will exchange views on the
music of young composers.
Founded in 1934, as a department of the USSR Composers' Union,
the Union of the Azerbaijani Composers included 17 composers from
the Soviet republics such as Afrasiyab Badalbayli, Zulfugar
Hajibeyov, and Niyazi.
The Union carries out activities aimed at promoting Azerbaijan's
rich musical legacy.
The organization actively holds music festivals, concerts, art
contests, conferences, and joint projects with international
The Union of Azerbaijani Composers always pays great attention
to the activities of young composers.
Their works are invariably included in the programs of music
festivals and competitions.
The union is regularly engaged in holding concerts of young
talents in Azerbaijan and abroad.
So, quite recently, concerts with the participation of
Azerbaijani young composers took place in Berlin (Germany), Paris
(France), and Moscow (Russia).
The union inspires young composers to compose patriotic music
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