The joint “Celebration Concert” of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and the Baku Academy of Music will take place on June 22
16. Jun 2021
The joint “Celebration Concert” of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and the Baku Academy of Music will take place on June 22 at 11.00 (Estonian time), marking the 100th birthday of the Baku Academy of Music. The first part of the concert will take place in the great hall of the EAMT Concert and Theatre Hall and the second in the Baku Academy of Music. Students from both universities will perform works by Tubin, Liszt, Francaix, Hajibeyli, Chopin, Beethoven, Amirov and others.
The rectors of both academies will give a welcome speech.
The concert can be watched via webcast.
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The first contact between the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre and the U. Hajubeyl Baku Academy of Music took place in 2018 when EAMT representatives Innar Järva, Paolo Girol and vice rector Henry-David Varema participated in the European Union Eastern Partnership EaP Connect project meeting at the Baku Academy of Music and a conference at the Azerbaijani Academy of Sciences. In April 2019 Innar Järva and Tammo Sumera visited the Baku Academy of Music to prepare for the use of the low latency audio-visual streaming system LoLa. On 16 May 2019 the first joint concert took place in the EAMT Chamber Hall within the series of events “Cooperation Spirit”. On 20 December 2019, the joint concert “Connecting Traditions” took place simultaneously in Tallinn and Baku using LoLa technology, with the support from EaPConnect Enlighten Your Research 2018 for the project “MIRCO: Music Instruments Renewal via Contemporary Creation”
The Erasmus + global mobility program cooperation agreement has been signed with the Baku Academy of Music for the years 2019–2023. The first three students from the Baku Academy of Music are coming to study at the EAMT from the next academic year, and several faculty exchanges in both directions are also planned.