Axar.az
UP

Axar.Az Logo

California hosted premiere of "Layla and Majnun"

Home page Culture
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Premiere of "Layla and Majnun" by Uzeyir Hajibeyli was held in California.

Concert was held in Berkeley city in the hall of Zellerbach.

Staging, stage design and costumes for the actors were created by American cultural figures.

Mark Morris Dance Group introduced love story of Layla and Majnun to American audiences with musical accompaniment, which is a synthesis of Azerbaijani national and Western musical instruments.

Roles of Layla and Majnun in the ballet performed by Fergana Gasimova and Alim Gasimov.

The premiere attracted great interest of the audience in Azerbaijan, and in particular, the works of Uzeyir Hajibeyli.

"With pleasure seeing two views, I would like to renew my acquaintance with the Azerbaijani music in general and, in particular Hajibeyli opera.Choreography of Morris parses and processes this poetic legend with charm and taste"- the article of Alastair Macaulay says published in The New York Times.

Date
2016.10.04 / 14:14
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Azerbaijan Trading House was opened in Doha

The old American artist died

20 thousand portraits were stolen in Italy

Sheikh: Armenia doesn’t demonstrate constructive position

The winner of the Booker prize has been announced

Four countries refused Eurovision

More than € 20M for Gerhard Richter’s main work

The famous actor of "Harry Potter" died

Nobel Prize goes to Svante Paabo for Neanderthal work

Film starring Brad Pitt earned 231 million dollars

Latest
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla