Thursday, March 18, 2010

ALIM QASIMOV performs MUGHAM at the Angelicum

The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Holy See in close collaboration with the Pontifical Council for Culture of the Holy See and the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas have the pleasure of inviting you to the performance of the renowned Azerbaijani singer, UNESCO Prize winner ALIM QASIMOV who will perform with his group of 3-4 people.

They will perform pieces of traditional Azerbaijani folklore music called mugham or mugam, which is a type of Azerbaijani spiritual music of Oriental nature. In 2003 UNESCO recognized mugam as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The concert will take place Thursday 15 April 2010 at 19,00-21,00 in the Aula Magna.

Here is the link to read more about Azerbaijani Mugham.
This is another link with regard to the performer Alim Qasimov: