Gabala hosts 8th International Music Festival

The 8th Gabala International Music Festival will open today organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.

The event will feature three concerts. Two of the concerts will be held Heydar Aliyev Congress Center, while the opening ceremony of the festival and another concert will be held at Gabala Culture Center.

The opening ceremony will feature the performance of Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra named after Uzeyir Hajibeyli which will be conducted by People’s Artist Rauf Abdullayev.

This years edition of the festival brings together world-renowned musicians, art ensembles, soloists and conductors from Azerbaijan and foreign countries.

The 8th Gabala International Festival will also feature a piano contest.

Gabala International Music Festival is an annual open-air festival of classical music held every summer beginning from 2009 in Gabala, Azerbaijan.