By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijan's young cellist Jamal Aliyev will perform with Bolton Symphony Orchestra in London on March 3. The orchestra will be conducted by Ben Crick.
The musicians will perform works by Russian composers.
Earlier, Jamal Aliyev gave a concert in London's Wigmore Hall on February 13. The cellist brilliantly performed the works of such world famous composers as Franz Schubert, Frédéric Chopin and Bohuslav Martinu together with Daniel Evans (piano).
In 2017 Jamal Aliyev made his solo debut at the BBC Proms, won the Arts Club – Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award and was selected for representation by YCAT UK. His debut CD “Russian Masters” was released by Champs Hill records to critical acclaim.
The musician performed on BBC Radio 3, Medici TV and London Live TV on many occasions, including his solo performance with the BBC Concert Orchestra where he gave his debut live broadcast at the Menuhin Hall.
As a soloist he has and will appear with the Bilkent Symphony, Istanbul State Symphony, Eskisehir Symphony and Presidential Symphony Orchestras of Turkey, El Sistema Symphony of Venezuela, Kennemer Jeugd Orkest of Holland, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Orpheus Sinfonia, the Sampson Orchestra of Cambridge, the Guildford, Epsom and Croydon Symphony Orchestras, among many others.
During his studies Jamal has won numerous awards including the Musicians’ Company Prince’s Prize (2017) and 1st Prize at the Eastbourne (2016), Croydon (2015), Bromsgrove (2015), Muriel Taylor (2014) and V. Antonio Janigro International Competitions (2004).
Jamal plays on a Giovanni Battista Gabrielli cello (1756) on generous loan from a patron of Beares International Violin Society, London.
The Bolton Symphony Orchestra was first formed by Nigel M Taylor who conducted its inaugural performance in 1988, as part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations of Local Government in Bolton.
The Orchestra was re-formed in 1993 under the musical direction of Paul Payton.
With its very high standard of performance and varied repertoire, Symphony Orchestra draws music lovers around the world.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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