Alizadeh, Ali (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 Baku Music Academy from 1979-85.
Among his awards are two honors in the All-Union competition (diploma, 1983, for two piano works [withdrawn]; First Prize, 1985, for String Quartet No. 1).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, Kazakstan, 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 the Yüzüncü Yil Üniversitesi in Van since 1999.
E-mail address: email@example.com
Street address (Azerbaijan): Mr. Ali Alizadeh, 137-25 Nizami küchesi, 370010 Baku, Azerbaijan
Telephone (Azerbaijan): + 994 1298 3580 or + 9945 5773 8530
Telephone (Turkey): + 9053 5419 2777
Fax (Azerbaijan): + 994 1293 4905
COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS
ORCHESTRAL: Symphony, large orchestra (90 players), 1985; Serenata Dolore 2, large orchestra (90 players), 1999
CHAMBER MUSIC: String Quartet No. 1, 1984; String Quartet No. 2, 1987; The Cry of the Lonely Chenar-try, flute (+ piccolo, alto flute), tape, 1989; Two Recitatives and Air, viola, piano, 2004; The Nostalgic Sight at Lake Van, flute, bass clarinet, trombone, violin, cello, piano, 2004
VOCAL: 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
PIANO: Nine Games, 1980; Contemplation, 1981; Awaiting, 1981; Sonatina, 1982; Melody, 1990
(Last updated on December 4, 2005)