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Opera and Ballet Theater reveals its repertoire for January

Opera and Ballet Theater

Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre has announced its repertoire for January 2024. Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s ballet Nutcracker will be staged on January 5-6, Azernews reports. The ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 fairy tale, The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. It was premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg …

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Baku Modern Art Museum displays art pieces by eminent sculptor

Rahib Garayev

The Baku Modern Art Museum has presented a solo exhibition by eminent sculptor Rahib Garayev. People’s Artist Heydar Aliyev Order laureate, academician Omer Eldarov, who spoke at the event, emphasised that every exhibition is a premiere and a celebration for the artist, Azernews reports. Stating that the event will have a great …

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From Shusha to Italy: Magnificent concert held in Baku

shusha

Bulbul Memorial Museum has hosted a magnificent concert, “From the City of Shusha to Italy,” as part of the 3rd Azerbaijan International Vocal Festival. At the concert, students of the Bulbul Vocal School performed works by Azerbaijani and world classics at the International Mugham Centre, Azernews reports. People’s Artist Samir Jafarov, Honoured …

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Composition dedicated to Shusha wins international prize

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The worldwide competition awarded third place to the classical music composition honouring Shusha, the cultural centre of Azerbaijan, Azernews reports. Austrian composer, music theorist, and ethnomusicologist Aria Torkanbouri wrote the song “Shusha Resounds” in 2021. “Shusha Resounds” is a piece devoted to the memory of Uzeyir Hajibeyli, a renowned Azerbaijani composer, musicologist, …

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