On December 16, 2021, Khazar University's Fikret AmirovConference and Concert Center hosted a creative evening ofHonored Art Worker, composer, and professor Elnara Dadashova.
The event was attended by Khazar University administration and staff, students, and members of the music community.
The event began with the screening of a short film about the composer. Then Jala Gulamova, Doctor of Philosophy in Art History, Associate Professor of the Azerbaijan National Conservatory, gave detailed information about the rich and multifaceted activity of Elnara Dadashova.
The concert was attended by the University's Chamber Orchestra under the artistic direction of Khazar University's Music and Art Department, Honored Teacher, pianist Zulfiya Sadigov, and the university's student choir led by Khazar University teacher, winner of international competitions Mahsati Jabbarova.
The soloists were Fakhri Kazim-Nijat, winner of international competitions, Mahsati Jabbarova, Mehriban Aliyeva, a student at the 11-year music school named after Georgiy Sharoyev, RamilSayidov, a student at Khazar University, kamancha player, teacher at Khazar University, and honored artist Rauf Islamov.
The composer’s work "Ana", "Anam məni istəyir" (lyrics by Sayali Tagiyeva), "Böyüklərim yada düşdü" (lyrics by Hamlet Isaxanli), "Bahar Şərqisi" (lyrics by Samad Vurgun), "Lay-lay" (lyrics by Ahmad Jamil), " Vüqarlı dağların sevirəm, Vətən "(lyrics by Huseyn Sozlu)," Döyüş cəngisi "(lyrics by Bashir Guliyev)," Prelüd "," Sarı gəlin"folk song version for chamber orchestra," Sənə düşüb meylim "(lyrics by Ahmad Javad)," Adajio"and" Alqış qeyrətinizə "(words by Sahin) were performed at the concert. While singing a song written in the words of Hamlet Isaxanli, the video showed photos of his deceased relatives and himself.
Speaking at the event, People's Artist, Director of the House Museum of Uzeyir Hajibayli, composer Sardar Farajov spoke about the work of Elnara Dadashova, expressed his good impressions about the concert and its participants.
In his speech, Professor, Academician Hamlet Isaxanli, Founder of Khazar University, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Trustees, highlighted the distinctive features of ElnaraDadashova's work and praised the work of the university's music groups.
At the end of the event, Elnara Dadashova, who led both the piano and the conductor throughout the concert, thanked the audience, the Khazar University Chamber Orchestra and choir, and especially Hamlet Isaxanli, who supported her during the night. The audience filled the stage with flowers and took a photo with the composer. The concert was very successful and memorable, and gave the audience a positive aura and a good impression.