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Hungary’s Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra to perform “Arazbari” at Heydar Aliyev Center

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Baku, April 8, AZERTAC

The Heydar Aliyev Center is to host the concert by the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra of Budapest on May 3.

The concert program includes the overtures of the outstanding representatives of the world's best classical music such as Wolfgang Amadei Mozart, Pablo de Sarasate, Charles Camille Saint- Saëns, Benjamin Britten, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt, and also Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov.

The soloist for this concert will be Jozsef Lendvay, one of the most versatile musicians of his generation.

Jozsef Lendvay is a laureate in numerous international violin competitions, among them being the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition Sion Valais, Switzerland.

As a matter of fact, the Orchestra named after Franz Liszt, an outstanding composer and pianist, was established back in 1963 by graduates of the Academy of Music. The Orchestra's very name is inseparably associated with Hungary and its deeply rooted musical traditions.

Widely recognized throughout the world, the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra developed a signature image of its own. With repertoire embracing a variety of styles and periods, it is equally proficient in baroque and classic music, as well as romantic and modern pieces. Decorated with numerous awards at home and the Grand Prix du Disque in Paris, the Orchestra recorded over 200 CDs so far.

Geography of the Orchestra's performances includes state-of-the-art venues like Carnegie Hall in New York, Tokyo's Suntory Hall and Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, just to mention a few.

With an impressive record of playing with internationally renowned musicians like Svyatoslav Richter, Yehudi Menuhin, Mstislav Rostropovich, Adam Fischer, Isaac Stern, Martha Argerich and others, the Orchestra frequently appears at the world-class festivals.

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