Hello again, Bayreuth! Turkmen musicians conquer the German audience
Musicians of the State Symphony Orchestra conducted by conductor Rasul Klychev are on tour in Germany these days and participate in the summer music festival, which takes place annually in Bayreuth, Bavaria. These days, the German town is turning into a magnificent concert venue, and the natural scenery is a bizarre urban architecture with a symbiosis of medieval and modern architecture. Musical elite from all over the world come here every summer.
Nobody is waiting for the colonel... but the Turkmen Murad with his concerts in Melbourne, Australia is awaited
Melbourne. July. Warm winter evening. There is vanity and pandemonium in the courtyard of the Russian House. Tickets for the “Brother” concert dedicated to Sergei Bodrov Jr., a famous Russian director and actor, were sold out two weeks in advance. The organizer of the musical project is amateur singer Murad Arrykov, a Turkmen from Ashgabat who now lives in the Australian city. About a year ago, he won the hearts of the Russian-speaking Melbourne audience by winning the performers' competition with the song "Favorite Eyes". This melodic composition, in fact, "opened" the concert venues of Melbourne to him. Orient told his readers about this story.
A story about a couturier's dress and a French composer – what connects them with Turkmenistan
The story happened 15 years ago in Tashkent, where two married couples met by chance – the newlyweds Govher and Romain Gouvernet, who came to the Uzbek capital from Ashgabat for work, and the famous composer Pierre Tilua and his wife Greta Komur, who found themselves in Uzbekistan as part of the Bukhara Violin music project.
French composer Pierre Tilois ― visiting the Turkmen Conservatory
These days, French composer Pierre Tilois is in Turkmenistan, the owner of the most prestigious music awards in France, Germany, the United States, the author of about 300 works, including several operas, dozens of symphonies, concertos for a soloist and orchestra, symphonic poems, oratorios, quartets, music for cinema and more. For about ten years, Pierre Tilois has been the organizer of music festivals among composers, the founder of a number of creative teams, he is also actively involved in social activities.
Listen to the Camerata and recharge: what is the musical magnetism of the young ensemble
To get to the concert of the "Ashgabat Camerata" and the ability to get a ticket for the performance of musicians – for fans this has already become something like passing an exciting quest. As soon as the artists put up a poster of the upcoming concert program, music lovers and fans literally open the "hunting season" for invitations and tickets, having obtained which, then they wait with a sense of the winner and count the hours until the cherished day. The audience expects and anticipates new and fresh musical impressions, with which it charges and "nourishes" itself until the next concert of the young metropolitan group.
The world of childhood in the music of Nury Halmamedov: so beautiful and so vulnerable!
Among the manuscripts of Nury Halmamedov there is a page entitled "Works in cinematography", in the lower right corner the date and place of recording are indicated: "12.III.83. Ashgabat, hospital, ward 8, polyclinic 4". Nuri knew he was leaving. He summed up the results and started with film music.
Turkmen Orpheus-a phenomenon of Nury Khalmamedov. To the 85th anniversary of the composer
On June 20, 2023, Nury Khalmamedov (1938-1983) would have turned 85 years old, he lived and worked in the 20th century, but his legacy not only continues to be relevant - Halmamedov has retained the status of the most performed Turkmen composer in the world for many decades.
Captivating plein air: dialogue in art brings peoples closer
An exhibition of students of the higher creative school, who worked with the American artist Aimee Erickson on the technique of the plein air, opened in the gallery of the State Academy of Arts of Turkmenistan on Tuesday. The week-long workshops were held as part of the arts exchange program implemented with the participation of the U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan. The exposition brought together artists, employees of diplomatic missions and international organizations, as well as students of the State Academy of Arts.
The play of the Turkmen composer has received a new life in Russia
This harmonious melody resonates in the soul of Ivanovo musicians with special warmth. Its author, the famous Turkmen composer Nury Halmamedov, repeatedly came to Ivanovo in the Soviet years, stayed at the House of Composers' Creativity. And a small composition, which opens the collection of children's piano pieces "Fleeting", he called "In Ivanovo".
Conversations about music: a creative meeting with composer Suhan Tuyliyev took place in Balkanabat
Every year, the chairmen of the State Examination Commission - professors, composers and teachers of the Maya Kuliyeva Turkmen National Conservatory - come to the state examinations at specialized art schools. This year, and not for the first time, Honored Artist of Turkmenistan, composer and scientist Suhan Tuiliev is visiting the Balkan region. On the third day of his arrival, as part of the state examinations in the regional library of the city of Balkanabat, a creative meeting with the composer was held, organized by the directorate of the local specialized school of arts.