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Baku to host concert timed to Jazz Day

22 April 2022 [14:45] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra will perform a concert timed to the International Jazz Day.

The concert "Metaphor" will take place at the International Mugham Center on April 26. 

International Jazz Day (April 30) is the world's largest celebration of jazz. Declared in 2011 by UNESCO, Jazz Day recognizes jazz music as a worldwide. 

At the concert, Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra will present works by Azerbaijani and world composers.

The ensemble consists of Mirkhalid Mammadzade (flute), Elshan Mammadov (oboe), Mammadali Pashazade (clarinet), Afag Garayeva (piano), Leyla Zeynalova (piano), Zarifa Alkhazova (violin), Uzeyir Mahmudbayli (viola), Erol Rzayev ( cello). Admission to the concert is free.

Founded in 2016, Cadenza orchestra aims at preserving the traditions of modern musical performance in Azerbaijan and developing  the traditions of modern musical ensembles created in the country.

The artistic director of the orchestra is the composer Turkar Gasimzade.

Since its foundation, Cadenza chamber orchestra has successfully performed at republican and international festivals.

In March, renown flutist Avital Cohen (Switzerland-Israel) shared the same stage with the orchestra.

Together with the flutist, Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra created an unforgettable atmosphere.

They brilliantly performed  music pieces by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Antonio Vivaldi, Heinz Holliger, Arif Melikov, as well as the artistic director of the Cadenza orchestra, talented composer Turkar Gasimzade.

The Cadenza Chamber Orchestra  also performed a spectacular concert that featured  music pieces by  Azerbaijani and Japanese composers.

Media partners of the event are Azernews.az, Trend.az, Day.az, Milli.az.

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