Baku hosts concert dedicated to prominent Hungarian composer

12:01 | 22.11.2016
Baku hosts concert dedicated to prominent Hungarian composer

Baku hosts concert dedicated to prominent Hungarian composer

This year marks the 135th birth anniversary of the prominent Hungarian composer, pianist, musicologist and folklorist Bela Bartok (1881-1945).

A wonderful concert of classical music to mark this important anniversary was held in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Society named after Muslim Magomayev in Baku with the support of the Hungarian Embassy in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev, Hungarian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Imre Laszloczki and other prominent public figures, famous representatives of culture and art, as well as many fans of classical music took part in the event.

Before the concert started, the guests got acquainted with an exposition dedicated to the life and activity of the outstanding composer.

Bartok’s compositions are known and loved throughout the world and performed in prestigious concert halls by well-known musicians.

The concert organized in Baku enjoyed great interest among music lovers. The concert’s program included the most famous compositions by Bartok such as Rhapsody No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra, Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra, and Hungarian songs on poems by Endre Ady.

The event was opened by Graf Murzha, violinist, honored artist of Russia, winner of the Council of Europe’s award.

The event was a tribute to the talent of the great composer and a declaration of love to his activity.
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