Gabala, August 5, AZERTAC
“The Azerbaijani people have very beautiful music and great composers,” participant of the 8th Gabala International Music Festival, chair of the jury panel of the 4th International Piano Competition, world-renowned pianist Oksana Yablonskaya has told AZERTAC.
She hailed “excellent” organization of the Gabala festival. “Music lovers show great interest in this festival. My performance together with Ukrainian ‘Kyiv virtuosi’ chamber orchestra was given a standing ovation from the audience.”
An honorary academician of the UN International Art Academy and US Julianne Music Academy professor, Yablonskaya also shared her impressions about the piano competition. “I`m very happy that we have so many young talents at this contest. They show off their skills together with celebrated pianists. And this is very important,” she added.