Date: 30 August 2018, 17:53, READ:
The Festival, scheduled for September 18-26, will take place in Baku.
The birthday of legendary composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli (September 18) is celebrated as National Music Day in Azerbaijan since 1995. The International Music Festival is organized yearly to honor creativity of the world-famous composer.
According to tradition, annually on this day outstanding performers, orchestras from many countries gather in Baku to demonstrate their skills, performing in the best concert halls of the capital.
The festival is supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the Ministry of Culture.
The event program is incredibly diverse and includes not only concerts of famous music groups, but also creative evenings, conferences and much more.
The grand opening of the festival will be held at the Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic on September 18 at 19:00.
The opening ceremony will also feature Azerbaijan State Choral Chapel.
People's Artist of Azerbaijan, famous pianist Murad Adigezalzade will be the soloist.
Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Azerbaijan Fakhraddin Karimov will perform on the stage. The artistic director of the Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra is People's Artist Gulbadzhi Imanova.