Aga Khan Museum promotes Azerbaijani culture and art of mugham in Canada with “Oyan!”

By Laman Sadigova
27 October 2015, 16:52 (GMT+04:00)

A concert titled “Oyan!” of the chairman of the Azerbaijan Union of Composers, People’s Artist, composer and pianist Firangiz Alizade was held in Toronto, Canada.

The concert was organized with the support of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Canada, the “Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre” and the Museum of Aga Khan.

Aga Khan Museum promotes Azerbaijani culture and art of mugham in Canada with OyanFirangiz Alizade introduced the guests her composition performing on the piano. The concert program also featured performance by singers Miralam Miralamov, performer on kamancha Elnur Mikayilov and dancer Sashar Zarif.

A short film about the creation of the work “Oyan!” was shown as a part of the concert.

The main purpose of the event is to promote Azerbaijani culture and art of mugham in Canada.

Azerbaijan’s Consul in Canada Faig Babayev gave Firangiz Alizadeh a thanksgiving diploma.

Firangiz Alizade’s works have been performed at festivals in Stockholm, Warsaw, London, Heidelberg, Amsterdam, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Frankfurt, Berlin, Zurich, Bonn and Cologne.

Since Azerbaijan gained its independence in 1991, Alizade has worked abroad in Turkey, Switzerland and Germany.

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Source Azer News | “Oyan” concert due in Canada

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