(b. 1961, Baku).
Azerbaijani composer, now resident in both Azerbaijan and Turkey, of orchestral, chamber, vocal, and piano works that have been performed throughout Asia and Europe.
Mr. Alizadeh studied composition with Faraj Karayev at the Bakı Musiqi Akademiyası – Academy of Music in Baku from 1979–85.
Among his honours are two prizes in the competition All-Union (diploma, 1983, for two works for piano [both withdrawn]; First Prize, 1985, for String Quartet No. 1). His music has been performed in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Russia, Turkey, and Ukraine.
He taught at the Art University of Azerbaijan in Baku from 1987–99 and has taught at Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi in Van, Turkey since 1999.
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
Symphony, large orchestra (90 players), 1985
Serenata Dolore 2, large orchestra (90 players), 1999
String Quartet No. 1, 1984
String Quartet No. 2, 1987
The Cry of the Lonely Chenar-try, flute (+ piccolo, alto flute), fixed media, 1989
Two Recitatives and Air, viola, piano, 2004
The Nostalgic Sight at Lake Van, flute, bass clarinet, trombone, violin, cello, piano, 2004
Dve babi yagi, soprano, mezzo-soprano, baritone, bass, small orchestra (20 players), 1995
Ancient Sounds, soprano, clarinet, harp/guitar, piano, percussion, 1997
The answer to all questions, soprano, clarinet, French horn, piano, percussion, 1997
Serenata Dolore 1, soprano, small orchestra, 1998
Cantabile ve Mekan icinde Dialog, soprano, alto flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion, 2000
Nine Games, 1980