By Laman Ismayilova
The International Mugham Center has hosted a marvelous concert
within Fikrat Amirov Music Festival, Azernews reports.
Vocal musical pieces by Fikrat Amirov were performed at the
Among them were arias from 'Sevil' opera, Azerbaijani folk songs
arranged by Fikrat Amirov, and other compositions.
Fikrat Amirov's music pieces were performed by People's Artists
Teyyub Aslanov, Fidan Hajiyeva, Gulnaz Ismayilova, Honored Artists
Anar Shushali, Farida Mammadova, Ilham Nazarov, as well as Chilanay
Huseynova, Taleh Yahyayev, Fahri Kyazim-Nijat, Mahir Tagizada,
Atash Garayev, who left the audience speechless with their
The musicians were accompanied by Svetlana Ahmadova.
Notably, Fikrat Amirov Music Festival was held in Azerbaijan on
The event was organized by the Culture Ministry to celebrate
Fikrat Amirov's centenary.
The festival program included a series of concerts and
performances that received high acclaim.
Fikrat Amirov successfully synthesized folk music and mugham
traditions with modern musical techniques.
The composer wrote the first Azerbaijani lyrical-psychological
opera on a contemporary theme. In the Sevil opera, the composer
used a variety of musical forms.
Amirov's symphonic mughams 'Shur' and 'Kurd Ovshari' are
unprecedented in the history of world music.
He is the author of numerous operas, ballets, symphonies,
symphonic poems, symphonic mugham, suites, capriccio, piano
concertos, sonatas, musical comedies, and songs, love songs, piano
pieces, music for dramatic productions, and movies.
Fikrat Amirov's heritage, which calls for patriotism, always
instills spiritual richness, and glorifies human ideals, is one of
the brightest pages in the history of Azerbaijani music.
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