Music pieces of a Dutch composer on display in Baku

By Laman Ismayilova

The Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra will perform a concert at the International Mugham Center on July 22, reports Azernews, citing the Mugham Center.

The “Spring and Summer” concert will feature the works of the winners of the “Call for scores” competition.

In addition, Louis Andriessen Workers’ Union will ring for the first time in Azerbaijan.

Workers Union (1975) is a composition intended for any group of sound instruments; Andriessen did not want to handicap orchestras by providing a list of instruments.

It is a melodically indeterminate piece; this means that there is no defined key or melody.

The piece is very strict rhythmically, with only a guide to lower or raise the pitches.

The concert starts at 7:00 p.m. and admission is free.

Since 2016, the Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra has actively participated in local and international festivals,

Founded in 2016, the Cadenza Orchestra aims to preserve the traditions of modern musical performance in Azerbaijan and to develop the traditions of modern musical ensembles created in the country.

The artistic director of the orchestra is the composer Turkar Gasimzada.

Since its foundation, the Cadenza chamber orchestra has performed successfully in republican and international festivals.

In March, renowned flautist Avital Cohen (Switzerland-Israel) shared the same stage with the orchestra.

Together with the flautist, Cadenza Contemporary Orchestra has created an unforgettable atmosphere.

They brilliantly performed pieces of music by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Antonio Vivaldi, Heinz Holliger, Arif Melikov, as well as the artistic director of the Cadenza Orchestra, the talented composer Turkar Gasimzada.

The Cadenza Chamber Orchestra also performed a spectacular concert featuring music by Azerbaijani and Japanese composers.

At the same time, the orchestra recently delighted the audience with classical masterpieces.

Music lovers had the chance to discover musical pieces by such eminent composers as Fikrat Amirov, Antonio Vivaldi, Gabriel Faure, Johann Bach, Ernest Bloch, Reinhold Gliere, Georg Pelecis, Arvo Part, George Gershwin, etc. the first time.

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Laman Ismayilova is the journalist of AzerNews, follow her on Twitter: @Lamiva993

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