Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic Hall to mark centenary of prominent composer Fikrat Amirov

12.04.2022 [11:35]
On April 15, the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibayli will perform fragments from the ballets and symphonic works of outstanding Azerbaijani composer Fikrat Amirov at the Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic Hall to celebrate his 100th anniversary ...

Jon Batiste wins album of year at Grammys 2022

04.04.2022 [16:18]
Multi-genre artist Jon Batiste has won album of the year at the 2022 Grammy Awards. Batiste, who leads the band on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," landed five awards overall, including the night's biggest prize for "We Are," a jazz album inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement ...

Grammys 2022: Foo Fighters win three prizes in early ceremony

04.04.2022 [13:10]
Foo Fighters have won three prizes at the 2022 Grammy Awards, just a week after the unexpected death of their drummer, Taylor Hawkins, according to BBC. The band received best rock album for Medicine at Midnight, rock performance for its opening track, Making A Fire and ...

Russian opera singer Anna Netrebko suspends performances 'until further notice'

02.03.2022 [16:49]
Russian soprano Anna Netrebko announced Tuesday that she was stepping down from the stage "until further notice." "After careful consideration, I have made the extremely difficult decision to withdraw from concerts until further notice," she said in a ...

Sting sells all of his songs to Universal

11.02.2022 [15:16]
Sting has sold his entire songwriting back catalogue, including solo work and material by The Police, to the Universal Music Group (UMG), according to BBC. The Tyneside-born singer's old ...

The Weeknd sets new record as Spotify’s most-streamed artist

25.01.2022 [14:39]
The Weeknd has become the No.1 global artist on Spotify on Saturday, amassing over 86 million monthly listeners on the digital music platform. The feat comes after the Weeknd released his fifth studio album Dawn FM, a follow-up to 2020’s After Hours, on January 7. Following its release, the album dominated ...

Bruce Springsteen sells music catalog in massive deal

17.12.2021 [14:12]
Bruce Springsteen has sold his music rights to Sony Music Entertainment in what may well be the biggest transaction ever struck for a single artist’s body of work, according to The New York Times ...

Europe shined its light

17.05.2020 [11:15]
Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light has come to an end, and the light was bright. Participating countries, their artists, music and fans, were each honoured in a moment of connectedness that will no doubt go down in Eurovision history, according to Eurovision Song Contest Rotterdam 2020 ...

Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev to perform in UK

18.02.2020 [17:17]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert at the Dorset County Museum in England. He will appear on the stage with Estonian pianist Maksim Stsura. The concert will feature works by Ludwig van Beethoven ...

South Africa gears up to host International Jazz Day Global Concert

18.02.2020 [13:22]
In April, 2020, Cape Town, South Africa will serve as Global Host City for the ninth annual International Jazz Day. This marks the first time a city on the continent of Africa will have hosted this special celebration and its cornerstone event, the All-Star Global Concert, which brings ...

Famous American jazz singer Michelle Walker to perform at Mugham Center

17.09.2019 [20:24]
The world-famous American jazz vocalist Michelle Walker will perform at the International Mugham Center in Baku on September 23. Walker has performed throughout US, Canada, Russia, Israel, England, Holland and most recently at Blues Alley and ...

Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev to perform in UK

22.08.2019 [17:25]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert with the UK`s chamber orchestra London Mozart Players in Grayshott, Hampshire, England, on September 13. The orchestra will perform the Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello by Tchaikovsky ...

Azerbaijani violinist to perform with Welsh Chamber Orchestra

05.07.2019 [18:07]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert with Chamber Orchestra of Wales at St Mary`s Church, in Swansea, Wales, UK on July 13.Jamal Aliyev said the concert will mark the 75th birthday celebrations of Karl Jenkins, the most performed living composer ...

Swiss Embassy to organize concerts in Azerbaijan

27.03.2019 [12:41]
On the sidelines of the Francophonie weeks, the Embassy of Switzerland will organize concerts of two Swiss musicians, one in Baku and the other one in Sumgait cities. The duo – Marc Aymon and Ephraim Salzman will perform in Baku Mugham Centre on 30th March. On 1st April ...

Azerbaijani mugham singer to perform in Bahrain

27.02.2019 [18:36]
Azerbaijani famous mugham singer, honored artist Gochag Asgarov will give a concert in Bahrain on March 4. Ibrahim Babayev (tar), Elnur Mikayilov (kamancha) and honored artist Kamran Karimov (percussion) will also take the stage at the concert ...

Italian jazz musician Fabio Lepore to perform in Baku

22.02.2019 [21:18]
On 8 March, a talented Italian jazz musician, virtuoso player, winner of jazz festivals and worldwide famous Fabio Lepore will perform in Baku with a magnificent music program dedicated to International Women's Day at the Landmark Rotunda Jazz Club ...

Azerbaijani pianist Nargiz Aliyarova to perform in New York

27.01.2019 [12:14]
Famous pianist, honored artist of Azerbaijan Nargiz Aliyarova will perform at a concert in St. Mark's Church, New York City on February 17. Founder and president of National Music & Global Culture Society Nargiz Aliyarova will perform the works of ...

Baku Academy of Music visits Baku Higher Oil School

11.10.2018 [15:16]
Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) hosted a concert featuring Baku Chamber Orchestra of Baku Academy of Music named after Uzeyir Hajibayli at the BHOS Congress Hall. The Orchestra’s Artistic Director is Rector of the Academy, People’s Artist Farhad ...

California State Senate hosts Azerbaijani musicians

07.09.2018 [15:37]
At the invitation of the California State Senate, Azerbaijani vocalist Marziyya Huseynova, pianist Aida Elkhanzade and the violinist of the Sacramento Youth Symphony Lida Kaphar have performed Azerbaijani and European classical music at the California ...