MURAD ADIGÜZELZADE

AzerbaIjan

Murad Adigezalzade was born on November 20, 1973, in Baku. In 1980 he entered Secondary Specialized School of Music named after Bulbul.
In 1984 he participated in the “Concertino-Prague” International Radio Competition and was named amongst the top ten young pianists.

He took part in tour to Czechoslovakia in 1987. In August 1990, participated in the International Pianists Competition in Germany. Toured in Turkey in September and October of the same year. In 1991, he graduated from school and entered the Baku State Music Academy named after Uzeir Gadjibeyli. He attended the classes of Professor R.Atakishiyev and later, classes of  Professor F.Badalbeyli. He toured through Turkey with the State Chamber Orchestra in 1995.

In May 1996, he became The First Prizewinner of Republican Competition of Pianists and was named “The Best Pianist of the Year”. In December of the same year he was named “The Best Musician of the Year”. After graduating from Baku State Music Academy, entered the Higher School for Musicians in Munich, Germany, and studied in classes of Professor E.Virsaladze. He graduated from that school in 1998.

The same year he became a post-graduate student and worked on probation in the State Conservatoire of Moscow named after P.I.Tchaikovsky, where he studied in classes of Professor Virsaladze, too. He graduated form the State Conservatoire of Moscow (SCM) in November 2000. While studying in SCM he performed concerts in Moscow, Turkey, and Baku. Also, together with scholarship holders of Vladimir Spivakov Foundation participated in the Festival of Musicians held in Kiev, Ukraine.

In December 2000, he toured through Turkey with the State Symphony Orchestra of Bursa City, intensively propagandizing Azeri music in Baku and abroad. He performed under the direction of well-known conductors, such as N.Rzayev, R.Abdullayev, Y.Adigezalov, R.Melikaslanov, V. Sirenko, V.Jordaniya, V.Altshuler, V.Verbitsky, Y. Bashmet, V.Fedoseev, V.Kakhidze, D.Yablonsky, M.Vengerov.

In October 2001 he won the II International Piano Competition in Tbilisi, Georgia (2nd prize, 1st prize non-awarded). In December 2001 he took part in International Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. In January 2002 performed on tour with the chamber orchestra from Ingolstadt and performed solo concert in Keningsbakh. In March of the same year performed in the «Richter’s memory» International Festival in Moscow organized by “YAMAHA” and also in Antalya (Turkey) with the State Symphonic Orchestra. In April performed with solo concert in the small hall of Moscow State Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky and in the museum named after K.Rerikh. In May 2002 performed with the State Symphonic Orchestra of Baku. In June 2002 he took part in 12th International Competition named after Tchaikovsky. 

Since 2004 he’s been the soloist of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic. In 2005 Murad Adigezalzade was awarded a rank of the Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic. In 2011 Murad Adigezalzade was awarded a rank of the People’s Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic. Since 2007 receives the Presidential award. At the moment along with concert activity he is the professor of the piano of the Baku Musical Academy, His repertoire includes works by Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and others. Also since 2006 to this day he is the director of the Azerbaijan State Academic Philharmonic.

 

 
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