By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert in Saffron-Walden, the UK, on April 14.
Saffron Hall will host cellist Jamal Aliyev`s concert in Tchaikovsky's beautiful Rococo Variations, Azertag reported.
The concert will open with Rimsky-Korsakov's exciting overture based on Russian folk tunes and closes with Prokofiev's last symphony.
In March, young cellist performed with Bolton Symphony Orchestra in London. The concert featured works by Russian composers.
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.
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