International Mugham Festival (Beynəlxalq Muğam Festivalı)


Gabala International Music Festival

With great pleasure  would like to invite you to Gabala - green paradise of Azerbaijan, a country with 9 out of 11 climate zones in the world, where snowcapped mountain peaks of the South Caucasus Mountains reach the height of 4500 meters thus creating a magnificent scene for visitors to see. This fascinating place will be home to a great event – International Music Festival which will be held from the 23th of July to the 6th of August 2010, with the participation of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra from London, well-known singer Maraca, Yuri Bashmet, Boris Berezovsky, Murad Adigozalzadeh, Chloe Hanslip, Ysaye Quartet, Oxana Yablonskaya,  as Mugam (a highly complex art form that weds classical poetry and musical improvisation and in 2003 recognized by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity), Chamber music, piano recitals, young musician concerts and Symphonic concerts. 5 star hotels, modern SPA with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Ice rink, Amusement park, fresh air creating an unforgettable experience for all ages.

Farhad Badalbeyli and Dmitry Yablonsky
Artistic Directors