(MENAFN- AzerNews) A celebration of Azerbaijani and world classical music was held
at the Heydar Aliyev Center, Azernews reports.
The evening was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the
National Leader Heydar Aliyev.
In the modern world, a person lives and develops, surrounded by
a variety of sources of strong influence on him, both positive and
negative. And classical music has a huge impact on intellectual
abilities, helps to increase emotional activity, and even has a
fruitful effect on health. Classical musical works combine depth,
content, and ideological significance with the perfection of form.
And it contains a huge storehouse that satisfies the spiritual
needs of any listener - and drive, and passion, and pain, and
suffering. Letting classical music into your soul is like opening a
window and breathing in fresh air. Music is as important to the
soul as light is to a painting!
And this world was presented in a gala concert in which the
Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibayli
performed under the direction of Honored Artist Fuad Ibrahimov,
laureate of international competitions Mustafa Mehmandarov,
People's Artists of Azerbaijan Dinara Aliyeva (soprano), Farhad
Badalbayli (piano), Murad Adigozalzade (piano), Yusif Eyvazov
(tenor), as well as the famous Italian opera singer Ambrogio
Maestri (baritone). Works by Uzeyir Hajibeyli, Niyazi, Fikret
Amirov, Farhad Badalbeyli, Francesco Cilea, Umberto Giordano,
Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Pietro Mascagni and Sergei
Rachmaninov were performed.
The performances of the masters of the stage were accompanied by
well-deserved applause, and most importantly, that evening the soul
Dinara Aliyeva, soloist of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia: "The
concert program includes popular works by Azerbaijani and Italian
composers. We put a piece of our soul into each work and tried to
convey these feelings to the public."
Ambrogio Maestri performed on world stages in Italy, Germany,
Portugal, Spain, USA, Austria, and other countries: "I am very
happy to visit Baku, this beautiful city, and perform on the stage
of the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijan is an amazing country!"
Yusif Eyvazov, director of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera
and Ballet Theatre, world star: "On the stage of the Heydar Aliyev
Center, together with friends, eminent artists, including the guest
from Italy, Ambrogio Maestri, we presented masterpieces of national
and world music. This is a great honor and happiness to represent
classical music here, which is one of the significant events in the
cultural life of the country."