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The Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra has thrilled music lovers at
the International Mugham Center, Azernews reports.
Before the concert, the host of the evening, musicologist
Shafagat Mammadova spoke about the orchestra.
Since 2016, the Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra has been actively
participating in both local and international festivals.
The orchestra aims at preserving the traditions of modern
musical performance in Azerbaijan and developing the traditions of
modern musical ensembles set up in the country. The artistic
director of the orchestra is the composer Turkar Gasimzada.
For many years, Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra has successfully
represented Azerbaijan at national and international festivals.
The concert, titled 'B-C-B' (Bach-Cage-Bach) featured music
pieces by German composer Johann Sebastian Bach as well as John
Milton Cage, who are well-known as pioneers of indeterminacy in
music, electro-acoustic music, and non-standard use of musical
instruments. The concert soloists include Zarif Karimova, Gunel
Guliyeva, and Zulfiya Muxtarova.
As part of the concert, Cage's Concert for Piano and Orchestra
was performed in Azerbaijan for the first time. The musical piece
was performed by incredibly talented musicians, who appeared both
on the stage and in the concert hall.
The 21 minutes composition mesmerized the audience, which burst
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