25 November 2017

Emin Sabitoglu to be commemorated

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The concert entitled ‘The music world of Emin Sabitoglu’ dedicated to the well-known Azerbaijani composer will take place at the Heydar Aliyev Palace in Baku on April, 7.

The event honoring the great musician will be attended by outstanding representatives of Azerbaijani music such as Flora Kerimova, Aygun Bayramova, Konul Xasieva, Heydar Anatollu, Gulyaz and Gulyanaq Mammadova sisters, Matanat Iskandarli, Aybeniz Gashimova, Aygun Baylar, Ashiq Samira, Natavan Habibi, the vocal group "Şeron", Gunay Ibrahimli, Khatire Islam, Ravana Arabova etc.

The artists' performance will be accompanied by an instrumental ensemble "Buta", headed by the People's Artist of Azerbaijan Fakhraddin Dadashov and music director Rovshan Gurbanov.

Tickets prices is 20-50 AZN ($ 12-30). For all questions, please call: (012) 441-21-31/ (012) 598-17-72/73/74.

The outstanding Azerbaijani composer, author of numerous well-known Azerbaijani songs Emin Sabitoglu was born in 1937 in the family of Azerbaijani writer Sabit Rahman. After graduation from musical school in Baku he entered Gara Garayev's class at Baku Conservatoire. Later he was transferred to Moscow State Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky.

In 1961, Sabitoglu began to work as music editor in film studio “Azerbaijanfilm”. Also, he worked as art director of the State Philarmony, and gave lessons at the State Conservatory named after Uzeyir Hajibeyov.

The most popular songs of composer include " Gilavar", " Agh chicheyim", "Senin uchun", the operetta " Hijran", the libretto of which was written by his father Sabit Rahman etc.

Besides that, Sabitoglu wrote songs for many films, including "Tahmina", "The Last night of the year ", "Dede Korkut"," The first love of Baladadash” and so on.

He died in 2000, at the age of 63.

2016.03.29 / 20:35
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