Azerbaijan State Choir Capella

The Azerbaijan State Choir Capella an Azerbaijani choir collective established in 1966 and affiliated with the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall.[1] Repertoire of the capella includes more than thousand compositions of Azerbaijani and foreign composers (Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Carl Orff, Igor Stravinsky, Vasif Adigozalov, Mammad Guliyev and others) and also folk songs and various patterns of choir music in it. Members of the capella have participated at Soviet and international festivals and ceremonies held both in Azerbaijan and other countries.[2]

Azerbaijan State Choir Capella
Performance of the Azerbaijan State Choir Capella accompanied by the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra at International World of Mugam Festival.
Performance of the Azerbaijan State Choir Capella accompanied by the Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra at International World of Mugam Festival.
Background information
OriginAzerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
Occupation(s)Orchestra of National Instruments
Years active1966–present
Websitewww.mugam.az

Conductors of the capellaEdit

  • E.Novruzov, Honored Art Worker, was the first director and chief conductor of the capella.
  • Gulbaji Imanova, professor and People’s Artist of the Azerbaijani Republic, is the first artistic director and chief conductor of the Azerbaijan State Choir Capella since 1996.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Филармония". citylife.az. Archived from the original on 2012-10-19.
  2. ^ "Хоровая музыка". azerbaijans.com.