By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan's State Philharmonic Hall has hosted a creative evening dedicated to honored art worker Jeyhun Allahverdiyev.
Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra, conducted by People's Artist of Azerbaijan Fakhraddin Karimov, State Choir Capella conducted by People's Artist Gulbaji Imanova and Azerbaijan State choir soloist – honored artist Gulnaz Ismayilova (soprano) performed at the gala concert.
The creative evening featured works by composer Jeyhun Allahverdiyev.
Among the honored guests of the evening were the rector of the Baku Music Farhad Badalbayli, People's Artists of Azerbaijan Arif Malikov and Tofig Bakikhanov and others.
The event was co-organized by Medeniyyet’ TV channel, ‘Azerbaijan’ TV and radio channel and the State Philharmonic with support of Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Trend Life reported.
Jeyhun Allahverdiyev graduated from a musical school in Sumgayit. At the age of 9, Jeyhun met with Azerbaijani conductor, and composer of the renowned symphonic mugam "Rast" Niyazi Hajibeyov.
With the blessing of the maestro, a young musician participated in 1986 in the festival in Syria, where he performed his piano compositions.
Soon after, Jeyhun Allahverdiyev entered piano department of the Asaf Zeynalli Musical School in Baku. He studied musical composition in Faig Naghiyev`s class.
He is winner of the first prize at the International piano competition in Tiraspol.
The musician dedicated his works "Sonata for piano" and "Second Symphony" to People's Artist of Azerbaijan Arif Malikov.
Today, Jeyhun Allahverdiyev tops a list of a new generation of composers. Since 1999 he works as a teacher at Baku Music Academy. He is also associate professor since 2005.
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