Concert takes place at Baku Music Academy as part of the Uzeyir Hajibeyli festival
As part of National Music Day, another event took place at the Uzeyir Hajibeyli Baku Music Academy (BMA) on September 18.
Officials of the Ministry of Culture and well-known figures from the fields of culture and art attended the event.
People's artist Farhad Badalbeyli, rector of BMA, spoke about the significance of the brilliant composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli in our cultural history, emphasizing the need to preserve and develop the rich musical culture of Azerbaijan and the traditions of Uzeyir Bey.
Later, a concert program was performed.
The Separate Exemplary Band of the Ministry of Defense (artistic director and chief conductor, People's Artist, Major General Yusif Akhundzadeh), Azerbaijan State Capella Choir (artistic director, People's Artist Gulbaji Imanova), Honored Artist Khayyam Mustafazadeh, and soloists Aynur Isgandarli, Kanan Gadimov, and others performed at the concert.
The program included "Overture" and "Dance" from the opera "Koroghlu" by U. Hajibeyli, "O Motherland", "Land of Fires" by M. Magomayev, "Our Mother Azerbaijan" by F. Badalbeyli, "Victory March" by R. Akhundzade, and the rhythmic mugham "Heyrati".