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Qarabagh Ensemble

Wednesday, March 18
8:00PM - 8:40PM

Russian House
307 E 5th St


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Qarabagh Ensemble was formed two years ago by Agil Suleymanov as a student at the National Conservatory, the center for the study of Mugham in Azerbaijan. They all began their formal study of music as young children and progressed with great practice and care to learn the honored traditional music of Azerbaijan. Now instructors and senior students they have joined in an effort to share their talent and music. The group is composed of Agil Suleymanov, vocals; Elvin Novruzov, kamancha; Rustam Muslumov, tar; and Elnur Aliyev, naghara.

Aqil began study at the Bulbul Music School in 2005. Fahruz Sakhavat, the Honorary Artist of Azerbaijan, was his teacher. After finishing the school in 2011, he entered the State Conservatory of Azerbaijan. He is in his final year, his professor is Sakina Ismayilova, the National Artist of Azerbaijan. He has been studying Mugham for 13 years since age 9.

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