By Laman Ismayilova
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will perform at the Presidential Concert Hall in Ankara on February 7-8.
Jamal Aliyev will appear on the stage with the Presidential Symphony Orchestra, Azertag reported. The orchestra will be conducted by Thomas Carroll.
The musician will perform D. Shostakovich's Cello Concerto.
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.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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