Baku, 19 September (AZERTAC). The Azerbaijan State Opera and Ballet Theater opened its new season with Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s “Koroglu” opera. New production of the opera was triggered by TURKSOY on occasion of the 15th anniversary of this organization.
Prior to the beginning of the performance, spectators toured the exhibition arranged at the lobby. The exhibition featured books related to the International Music Week, photos of the scenes from Uzeyir Hajibeyli’s musical comedies, portraits of the author of “Koroglu” opera’s libretto M.S.Ordubadi and its opening night production director Ismail Hidayatoglu, 1937, “Koroglu” opera’s poster and other material.
New production of “Koroglu” has been recently staged in Kirgizstan, Kazakhstan and Turkey’s Opera and Ballet Theaters.
Baku production was attended by Azerbaijan minister of culture and tourism Abulfaz Garayev and other officials.
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