Azerbaijan’s Gabala region to host International Music Festival

Azerbaijan's Gabala region to host International Music FestivalThe International Music Festival will take place in the Azerbaijani Gabala region on July 23-August 5 with the support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation.

The talented musicians from the U.S., Russia, Britain, France and Italy will attend this traditional festival, the Fund reported.

Leading culture figures Yuri Bashmet, Boris Berezovsky and Al Jerome, as well as young musicians will take part in the event. The festival will also hold master-classes as in the previous year.

The festival audience will be presented concert programs of the Azerbaijan State Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibeyli and the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The program includes works by U. Hajibayli, G.Garayev, F.Amirov, P.Tchaikovsky, S.Rakhmaninov, Mozart, Schubert and other composers.

During the festival, jazz lovers can listen to jazz performance of Al Jerome, seven-time winner of the prestigious American award “Grammy.”