By Laman Ismayilova
Kazakh vocal group Mezzo has performed a spectacular concert in Baku.
Marvelous event took place at the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall, Trend Life reported.
At the opening of the evening, the ambassador of Kazakhstan in Azerbaijan Beibit Isabaev noted that the concert program is another bridge of culture between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.
The event was attended by Azerbaijan Minister of Culture Abulfaz Garayev, representatives of culture, diplomatic missions, etc.
Young talents were welcomed by the huge crowd of their fans.
The evening opened with Omirbek Baidildaev’s composition "Tugan zher".
The evening featured Kazakh folk and pop songs. World-famous hits of Andrea Bocelli, Il Divo, Josh Groban, Alessandro Safina, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra sounded at the concert.
Kazakh vocal group fascinated the audience with the performance of the song "Blue Eternity" by Muslim Magomayev. The event closed with the song "Azerbaijan" which received the applause of the audience.
Mezzo is the first vocal group in Kazakhstan working in classical crossover. The musicians brilliantly synthesize classical and pop music.
Founded in 2012, Mezzo consists of four young singers who perform in several different languages, singing covers of songs by artists like Andrea Bocelli, Il Divo, Josh Groban, Alessandro Safina, Elton John, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, in addition to works they've written themselves.
The vocal group received the prestigious award "Altyn Adam - Choice of the Year in Kazakhstan 2012" in the nomination "Discovery of the Year"
Today, Kazakh musicians successfully tour both in Kazakhstan and abroad.
Young talents were warmly welcomed by the audience in Astana, New York, London, Cairo, Kiev.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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