(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 26. The Heydar Aliyev
Center hosted a celebration of Azerbaijani and world classical
music, trend reports.
The evening was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of
National Leader Heydar Aliyev.
A person lives and develops surrounded by a variety of
different sources of strong influence on him, both positive and
negative, in the modern world. And classical music has a huge
impact on intellectual abilities, promotes emotional activity and
even has a fruitful effect on health.
Classical music 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 - drive, passion, 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.
This world was presented in a gala concert, in which
the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after Uzeyir
Hajibeyli led by Honored Artist Fuad Ibrahimov, laureate of
international competitions Mustafa Mehmandarov, People's Artists of
Azerbaijan Dinara Aliyeva (soprano), Farhad Badalbeyli (piano),
Murad Adigozelzade (piano), Yusif Eyvazov (tenor), and also the
famous Italian opera singer Ambrogio Maestri (baritone).
The works of Uzeyir Hajibeyli, Niyazi, Fikret Amirov,
Farhad Badalbeyli, Francesco Cilea, Umberto Giordano, Giacomo
Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Pietro Mascagni and Sergei Rachmaninoff
The performances of the masters of the stage were
accompanied by well-deserved ovations, the soul rested that
"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,”
Soloist of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia Dinara Aliyeva said.
Ambrogio Maestri has performed on world stages in
Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, the US, Austria, and other
"I am very happy to visit this beautiful city, Baku,
and perform on the stage of the Heydar Aliyev Center. Azerbaijan is
an amazing country,” he said.
"We presented masterpieces of national and world music
on the stage of the Heydar Aliyev Center, together with friends,
and famous artists, including a guest from Italy Ambrogio Maestri.
It is a great honor and happiness to present classical music here,
which is one of the significant events in the cultural life of
Azerbaijan,” Director of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and
Ballet Theater Yusif Eyvazov said.