(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 27. The
Grammy Award winner, pianist Mikhail Pletnev, will perform on the
stage of the Heydar Aliyev Center on May 16, trend reports.
The Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after
Uzeyir Hajibeyli, under the baton of Honored Artist of Azerbaijan
Fuad Ibrahimov, will also perform in the concert consisting of two
parts. The evening will feature works by Sergei Rachmaninoff, whose
150th birthday is celebrated this year all over the world.
The world-famous pianist, composer, and conductor
Mikhail Pletnev is one of the most influential musicians of modern
day. Despite becoming a laureate of the International Youth Piano
Competition in Paris at the age of 16, Mikhail Pletnev has become
known to a wide musical audience since 1978, when he was the winner
of the International Tchaikovsky Competition.
With famous orchestras from Europe and America, the
musician has performed solo concerts in different countries.
Mikhail Pletnev is also among the musicians offering the world's
best interpretations of Pyotr Tchaikovsky's works.
In 1980, Pletnev made his debut as a conductor. In
1990, the pianist established the first independent orchestra in
the history of Russia, the Russian National Orchestra, which, under
the direction of Pletnev, entered the list of the most prestigious
musical groups in the world.
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