E v e n t s

December 17, 2021

Die Flucht aus der Zeit 
for soprano and symphony orchestra
The Hajibeyov Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, cond. Fuad Ibrahimov
Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

March 22, 2021 
Fayum Portraits I for 4 musicians & tape

bass fl. (or flute), perc., hrp., vcl. and tape
Seatlle Chamber Players Ensemble

On radio program Flotation Device on KBCS-FM in Seattle
To honor the late Paul Taub

Januar 22, 2020

Modernity and the Archaic:
20th Century Azerbaijani Music Culture
in the context of Three Empires

Project presentation at the
Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin, Germany

November 9, 2019

Symbolic Triangular Cross 

for clarinet/bass cl., viola and piano

Ensemble TaG, Donna Louise Molinari (cl.),

David Schnee (viola) and Rafael Rütti (piano)

Hommage à Villa Sträuli

Theater am Gleis, Winterthur, Switzerland

October 23, 2019
Underground of Soviet Era
Dmitri Shostakovich, "Antiformal Rayok"
Lecture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

September 28, 2019

Candentia I for 7 performers

and Interwiev for "Cinema - Kino für die Ohren"

Broadcast by BR-Klassik (Bayerischer Rundfunk) 

Author Antonia Goldhammer

July 15, 2019
"Baku as a Macabre Space: İçərişəhər (Old city), Oilfields and Salt Lakes.

Aesthetics of the Absurd: Filmscreening: „All for the Best“ by Vagif Mustafayev"

Presentation at the "Workshop: Baku in Soviet- and Post-Soviet Culture" 

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Mai 15, 2019
"Baku urban landscape of the 20th century through the prism of cinema"

Lecture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

April 5, 2019

"Gramophone Records of the Early 20th Century in Azerbaijan and its Impact on the Art of Music"

Lecture at the workshop "Beginnings and Legacies

of Recording Technologies in the Eastern Mediterranean"
Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin, Germany

March 22, 2019
"Music of the Sixties: 60 Years Later"
Panel discussion on the conference in

The State Institute for Art Studies Moscow, Russia

March 21, 2019

"Socialist Realism and Romantic Nationalism in the Same Crucible: Opera "Koroğlu" by Uzeyir Hajibeyov"

Lecture at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Russia

Februar 18, 2019

Allegoria Sacra for 2 performers with multimedia

Milen Maksimov (violin) and Lili Bogdanova (piano)
Chamber hall „България“ of Sofia Philharmony, Bulgaria

Februar 18, 2019

"Music of Azerbaijan: History and Modernity"

Lecture at the Chamber hall „България“

of Sofia Philharmony, Bulgaria

Januar 15, 2019

"Information environment and media in Azerbaijan"

Lecture and workshop at The Crescendo Foundation
Warsaw, Poland

Juni 11, 2018

"Шифр Караева. Ein sowjetischer Komponist unter Bourgeoisie-Verdacht:
Das Schaffen Kara Karaevs im Prisma der Dodekaphonie"

Lecture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Juni 6, 2018

"Das Bild Zentralasiens in der russischen Musik"

Lecture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Juni 4, 2018

Arseny Avraamov, "Symphony of Sirens.

Ein sowjetischer Komponist nimmt die Musique concrète vorweg"

Lecture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Mai 28, 2018

"Sozialistischer Realismus und Nationalromantik im gleichen Schmelztiegel:

80 Jahre Oper "Köroğlu" von Uzeyir Hadschibejow"

Lecture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

March 23, 2018

"The socialist-industrial-architectural utopia of 1920/50 in Baku: Today"

Lecture at the 16th East-West-European Memorial Seminar

International Meeting Place Krzyżowa/Kreisau, Poland

Januar 17, 2018

"Sozialistischer Realismus und Nationalromantik im gleichen Schmelztiegel:

80 Jahre Oper "Köroğlu" von Uzeyir Hadschibejow"

Lecture at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

December 12, 2017

Street Art: between art and protest
Penal discussion on Project led by ZOiS

Zentrum für Osteuropa- und internationale Studien

Berlin, Germany

April 9, 2017
Candentia I for 7 performers

and Interwiev for "Cinema - Kino für die Ohren"

Broadcast by BR-Klassik (Bayerischer Rundfunk) 

Author Antonia Goldhammer


Januar 19, 2017

Symbolic Triangular Silence for 3 performers

Nizami Zeynalov (clarinet & bass cl.), Rovshan Mamedov (guitar) and Samir Mirzoev (piano)

Broadcast by Azerbaijan Radio

December 21, 2016
Allegoria Sacra for 2 performers with multimedia
Elvira Di Bona (violin) and Saida Zufugarova (piano)
Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy

October 15, 2016 

"Aus dem Leben eines Lagerinsassen"

Article in the Tagesspiegel newspaper

May 5, 2016

Five styles for piano

Yuri Sayutkin (piano)

International 11th Pera Piano Festival 

Pera Multıpurpuse Stage, Istanbul, Turkey 

 

April 24, 2016

Allegoria Sacra for 2 performers with multimedia

Ensemble Senza Sforzando, Yevhen Talko (violin) 

Oleksandr O. Perepelytsia (piano)

Two Days and Two Nights of New Music 22 International Festival of Modern Art

Grand Hall of Odessa Odessa Regional Phiharmonic, Ukraine

 

April 18, 2016
Todesfuge Instrumental MusikTheater for 2 soprano and 2 double base with percussion
Fayum Portraits I for bass fl. perc., hrp., vcl. & tape
Die Flucht aus der Zeit for sopr., 3 soloists and ensemble
L'identification de la vengeance d'Eurydice Instrumental MusikTheater for bass fl./fl. and 4 perc.
Presentation of works by Elmir Mirzoev
Max-Kade-Saal , Berlin, Germany

March 10, 2016
Die Flucht aus der Zeit for sopr., 3 soloists and ensemble

L'identification de la vengeance d'Eurydice Instrumental MusikTheater for bass fl./fl. and 4 perc.

Le complexe de Caïn Instrumental MusikTheater for contrabass cl., sopr., fl., perc., hrf  and vcl.

Presentation of works by Elmir Mirzoev 

Prof. Maka Virsaladze (modeation) 

V.Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire, Georgia

 

March 2, 2016

L'identification de la vengeance d'Eurydice 

Instrumental Theater for cond., fl., 4 perc. & multimedia
Fuad Ibrahimov (cond., as  Zeus), Alexei Smirnov (staging), 

Nagiz Aliyeva (flute solo, as Eurydice) and perc. ensemble
"Defectos escogidos I" from "Zamanla üz-üzə" project
Azerbaijan State Theatre of Young Spectators, Baku, Azerbaijan

 

February 25, 2016
5 styles for piano
White Circles
for clarinet and violin

Allegoria Sacra for two performers with multimedia 
Lela Mtchedlidze (violin), Mariam Mamadashvili (violin)

Shota Gogodze (clarinet), Tamuna Zhvania (piano), Nino Jvania (piano)
"Flight Out of Time" project
poetry by Günel Mövlud & music by Elmir Mirzoev
National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, Tbilisi

 

September 25, 2015

"Mine, Yours, Ours: Local Authenticity and Cultural Diversity as a Bridge for Reconciliation in the Southern Caucasus“ 

Presentations and penal discussion on International Conference on Media and Culture

led by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and DAAD

Prestige Palace Hotel, Tbilisi, Georgia

 

June 6, 2015

A game with Rosaries for symphony orchestra

"Kharkiv contemporary - 2015" International Festival

Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Kharkiv Philharmonic, cond. Volodymyr Runchak

The Hall of House of the Kharkiv Philharmonic, Ukraine

 

June 1, 2015

Allegoria Sacra for two performers (WP)

"Les Images accordées" project

Elvira Di Bona (violin) and Saida Zufugarova (piano)

l'Université Paris-Sorbonne, Amphithéâtre Richelieu, Paris, France

 

April 20, 2015

Compositions Workshop & Lecture

Faraj Karaevs monoopera "Journey to Love" (1978) 

Prof. Nino Jvania (modeation) 

V.Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire, Georgia

 

April 18, 2015

Five styles for Piano 
Nino Jvania (piano)

“Musical identity and cultural crossroad” International Musicological Conference

V.Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire, Georgia

 

March 16, 2015

ReAKSİYA for bass cl., perc., piano & tape 

4th International Mugham Festival 

International Mugam Centre, Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

December 26, 2014

A Game with Rosaries for symphony orchestra (WP)

Ü. Hajibeyli Azerbaijan State Symphonic Orchestra, conductor Volodymyr Runchak 

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

November 21-22, 2014

Lectures organized by Goethe-Institut

"Totalitarismus und Avantgarde im Fokus der europäischen Kunst des XX Jahrhunderts"

Kapellhaus Deutsch-Aserbaidschanischer Kulturverein 

Baku/ Azerbaijan

  

May 4, 2014​​

Five styles for Piano

Samir Mirzoev's Recital 

Akdeniz University, Ataturk Grand Hall

Antalya/ Turkey

 

April 19, 2014

"WWI and its influence on Art"
Lectures organized by Musavat Party

The Office of Musavat Party

Baku/ Azerbaijan


December 27, 2013

Illusory perception of the destroyed world of anarchy for bass flute, 4 musicians & tape

Studio for New Music Ensemble Moscow, conductor Igor Dronov
Concert-Portrait of
Faraj Karaev
Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory
, Rakhmaninov Hall

Moscow/ Russia



November 23, 2013

Illusory perception of the destroyed world of anarchy for bass flute, 4 musicians & tape

Symbolic Triangular Cross for clarinet/bass cl., viola and piano

Visions and Echo for 7 musicians

Ensemble TaG, conductor Benedikt Hayoz 

"Bitterer Mond", Theater am Gleis

Winterthur/ Switzerland


November 19, 2013

Unnamed (ideal) conceptual video-art project

Five styles for Piano

Symbolic Triangular Cross for clarinet/bass cl., viola and piano  (WP)

Meet the artist: Elmir Mirzoev (Azerbaijan)
Ensemble TaG
 

Villa Sträuli

Winterthur/ Switzerland

 

Juli 1- November 30, 2013

Artists-in-Residence at the Villa Sträuli 

Winterthur/ Switzerland

 

April 21, 2013

Illusory perception of the destroyed world of anarchy for bass flute, 4 musicians & tape

Ensemble Senza Sforzando 

Two Days and Two Nights of New Music Festival 
Odessa/ Ukraine

 

April 16, 2013

Le complexe de Caïn for contrabass clarinet and 4 protagonists (WP)

Ensemble Accroche Note

Qara Qarayev V International Festival of Contemporary Music 
Rashid Behbudov's State Musical Theatre

Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

November 22, 2012

Die Vergänglichkeit der Zustände des Phönix-Mythos (WP) for bass clarinet, double bass with ensemble & elektronic (WP)
 Jubiläum 10 Jahre Ensemble Reconsil 
Ensemble Reconsil
, conductor Roland Freisitzer

Arnold Schönberg Center Wien 

Vienna/ Austria

 

October 13, 2012

Die schwerfälligste ästhetische Erfahrung von der verschwundene Lärm der Schönheit

Sinfonia for violin and chamber orchestra

Academic Chamber Orchestra "Lviv Virtuosos", Lidiya Futorska violin, conductor Volodymyr Runchak

ХVІІІ International Contemporary Music Festival “Contrasts”Past and Presens
Lviv Philharmonic
, S. Lyudkevych Concert Hall

Lviv/ Ukraine

 

October 7-9, 2012

International workshop for young composers
TonLagen – Dresdner Festival der zeitgenössischen Musik  

Festspielhaus Hellerau

Dresden/ Germany 

 

December 9, 2011

Unnamed (ideal) conceptual video-art project

“WMD – Weapons of Mass Destruction” Project

Contemporary Art Center Baku 

Baku/ Azerbaijan


November 12, 2011

Fayum Protraits I for 4 musicians & tape

CD Recording, "Edge: Flute Music from the Periphery of Europe"
Paul Taub & Seattle Chamber Players Ensemble 

Seattle/ USA


October 13, 2011

"Soviet education - the reality and myths"

Lectures organized by Free Through University
Free Through University 

Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

July 11, 2011

Five styles for Piano
Nantucket Island Arts and Music Summer Festival

Barbara Podgurski (piano) 

Nantucket Island/ USA 

 

Mai 1, 2011

Fayum Protraits I for 4 musicians & tape

Seattle Chamber Players Ensemble 

Town Hall

Seattle/ USA 

 

April 7, 2011

Qara Qarayev IV International Festival of Contemporary Music  

L'identification de la vengeance d'Eurydice (WP)

Instrumental MusikTheater for bass flute and 4 percussionist (WP)

Beatrix Wagner (flute) and Freiburg Percussion Ensemble, cond. Bernhard Wulff

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan


March 12, 2011 

Die schwerfälligste ästhetische Erfahrung von der verschwundene Lärm der Schönheit (WP)

Sinfonia for violin and chamber orchestra

"Zamanla üz-üzə II" contemporary music project 
Qara Qarayev State Chamber orchestra, Lidiya Futorska violin, conductor Volodymyr Runchak

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

March 5, 2011

Five styles for Piano

Barbara Podgurski (piano) 

Steinway Reformed Church

New York/ USA

 

Juni 15 - October 15, 2010

"Totalitarismus und Avantgarde im Fokus der europäischen Kunst des XX Jahrhunderts" 

Research at the The LISZT SCHOOL of Music

The Scientific Director Albrecht von Massow, PhD. Professor

Weimar/ Germany

 

April 10, 2010

Die Flucht aus der Zeit for soprano, 3 soloists and chamber orchestra

Sylvia Nopper (soprano) and National symphony Orchestra of Georgia, conductor Ruben Asatryan

Convergence Festival 
Georgian National Music Center

Tbilisi/ Georgia

 

March 19, 2010

Illumination for orchestra

Ü. Hajibeyli Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Rauf Abdullayev 

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

November 22, 2009​​

Five styles for Piano

Gülshen Annaghiyeva, piano

Culturescapes Festival
Dampfzentrale

Bern/ Switzerland 

November 20, 2009​​

Five styles for Piano

Gülshen Annaghiyeva, piano

Culturescapes Festival

Gare du Nord

Basel/ Switzerland 

 

April 5, 2009​​

Five styles for Piano

Samir Mirzoev, piano

12th ppIANISSIMO Festival of Contemporary Piano Music

Bulgarian National Radio's concert studio

Sofia/ Bulgaria

 

Februar 24, 2009

Illusory perception of the destroyed world of anarchy for bass flute, 4 musicians & tape

Ensemble Con Tempo 

'...about death, life after death and life in love'

The Hajibeyov Baku Music Academy

Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

Januar 25, 2009​

Illusory perception of the destroyed world of anarchy for bass flute, 4 musicians & tape (WP)

Seattle Chamber Players Ensemble

A journey down today’s Silk Road Project

Town Hall

Seattle/ USA  

 

September 26, 2008​

Fayum Portraits I for 4 musicians & tape 

ensemble reflexion K

"Visuals/ Über Zeit IV" 
NicolaiKirche

Eckernförde/ Germany 

 

August 15, 2008​

Illumination for orchestra (WP)

Young Euro Classic Festival
Young Philharmony Azerbaijan, conductor Fuad Ibrahomov

Konzerthaus Berlin

Berlin/ Germany

 

June 20, 2008​

White Circles for clarinet and violin

Ensemble Con Tempo  

Kulturjahr von Aserbaidschan in Deutschland 2008

München/ Germany

 

June 3, 2008​

Intra Cancellos for chamber ensemble

Studio for New Music Ensemble Moscow, conductor Igor Dronov

90th Anniversary of Kara Karayev
Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan

 

April 19, 2008​​

Five styles for Piano
Two Days and Two Nights of New Music Festival

Oleksandr Perepelytsya, piano

Philharmonic Hall

Odessa/ Ukraine


March 7, 2008

7 minutes for Orchestra

25 year without Kara Karaev Festival
The Hajibeyli Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, cond. Fakhraddin  Kerimov 

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan


January 20, 2008​
ReAKSIYA for bass clarinet, percussion, piano & tape

Ensemble Con Tempo, Nizami Zeynalov bass clarinet  

5th Mediterranean Contemporary Music Days
Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, State Conservatory Hall
Istanbul/ Turkey

 

December 16, 2007​

Intra Cancellos for chamber ensemble

Ensemble Reconsil, cond. Roland Freisitzer  

Wiener Konzerthaus, Berio Saal 
Vienna/ /Austria 

 

November 22, 2007​

Candentia I for 7 musicians 

Ensemble at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, cond. Fuad Ibrahimov

Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Kammermusiksaal 
Cologne/ /Germany 

 

November 15, 2007​

Fayum Portraits I for 4 musicians & tape 

Ensemble Con Tempo

Alte Deutsche Kirche

Baku/ Azerbaijan 

 

October 16 - Januar 16, 2007

Assistaint at composition department of Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln 

The Scientific Director York Höller, PhD. Professor

Colocne/ Germany


October 27, 2007 

Ritual I for marimba solo and 3 percussionists 

Mark Pekarsky Ensemble of Percussion Instruments

International contemporary music festival MOSCOW AUTUMN
Moscow State Philharmonic Hall

Moscow/ Russia

October 7, 2007

Candentia II for chamber orchestra (WP) 

Qara Qarayev State Chamber orchestra, conductor Volodymyr Runchak

"Zamanla üz-üzə I" Project  

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan

June 15, 2007

7 minutes for Orchestra
The Hajibeyli Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Fahrettin  Kerimov 
The opening ceremony of the festival held by Union of Composers of Azerbaijan 

Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall

Baku/ Azerbaijan