49. Nargiz Aliyarova, piano

Sunday, March 26th, 2023 @ 7pm

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Nargiz Aliyarova, piano

Sunday, March 26th, 2023 @ 7pm

Live at Klavierhaus
790 11th Avenue
New York, NY 10019

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Fantasy in D Minor, K. 397
Sonata in F Major, K. 280

Lacrimosa (piano transcription)


Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Elegie Op. 3 No. 1
Prelude in G Minor Op. 23 No. 5

Frederick Chopin (1810-1849)
Berceuse Op. 57
Nocturne in F# Minor Op. 48 No. 2
Nocturne in C Minor Op. 48. No.1
Nocturne in B Flat Minor Op. 9 No. 1
Nocturne in F Minor Op. 55 No.1

Kara Karayev (1918-1982)
The Most Beautiful Beauty
Dance of Aisha from the ballet “7 Beauties”
Dance of the Passionate Girl from ballet “Path of Thunder”


New York-based artist Nargiz Aliyarova is an international pianist and professor. Since her first concert at the age of nine, Aliyarova has been on stage as a soloist, collaborative musician as well as a performer with chamber and symphonic orchestras in over 40 cities around the world. Her repertoire includes music ranging from baroque to contemporary. She had her Lincoln Center debut in 2018, Carnegie Hall debut in March 2022, whilst in November 2022 she had her Stern Auditorium Carnegie Hall debut.

Aliyarova was awarded a diploma for “Outstanding contribution to the legacy of Chopin” by the Government of Poland in 2010. She has produced five CDs, three of which were released by the Belgian Recording company Etcetera.

In 2008, Aliyarova was named a Laureate in the Pietro Argento 11th International Competition held in Italy. In the same year, she was declared “Honored Artist of the Azerbaijan Republic”. Aliyarova has participated in many international festivals including the 48th International Contemporary Music Congress (Darmstadt, Germany); IV, VI, and VIII U.Hajibeyli International Festival; “Silk Way”; and III and VI Gabala International Festival, “Phonex” (Cologne, Germany).

Nargiz Aliyarova is a Doctor of Art and Professor, as well as an author of more than 20 scholarly articles and several books. She has been teaching piano and chamber music at Baku Music Academy for twenty-five years.

Aliyarova is the president and founder of The National Music & Global Culture Society, which aims to be the bridge for connecting communities to global and multinational culture through classical music. NMGCS competition held in 2021 was dedicated to the great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli and the second NMGCS International Composition competition held in 2022 were dedicated to 100th anniversary of another Azerbaijani composer, Fikret Amirov. Aliyarova also served as President of The Zonta of New York, a global women’s organization from 2018 to 2020.