What's on in Baku from 2 to 8 February

Tue 31 Jan 2012 07:48 GMT | 11:48 Local Time

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A listing of concerts, plays, opera and ballet in Baku between 2 and 8 February.

Thursday 2 February

Rock Club (66, Rashid Behbutov St)
18.00 - Alternative rock concert featuring 5:59, R.O.M, Progress, The 28th of May, Sirat and Altun Zeynalov Zeynalov (Padzehir) to mark Youth Day.
 
Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theatre
19.00 - Qadın məhəbbəti (Woman's Love), based on the works of Victor Hugo, in Azerbaijani
 

Friday 3 February

State Puppet Theatre
12.00, 14.00 - Abdulla Shaig's Şəngülüm, Şüngülüm, in Azerbaijani, for children
16.00, 18.00 - Hans Christian Andersen's Skazka o skazke (The Tale of a Tale), in Russian, for children
 
State Philharmonic Hall
19.00 - Ukraine's Volodymyr Runchak conducts the Uzeyir Hajibayov State Symphony Orchestra; soloist Gulshan Annagiyeva (piano)
 
Samad Vurgun Russian Drama Theatre
19.00 - an adaptation of Shakespeare's Yay gecəsində yuxu (A Midsummer Night's Dream), in Russian
 
Baku Jazz Centre
21.00 - Georgian pianist Dini Virsaladze and prize winning singer Maya Baratashvili perform with Azerbaijani jazz musicians
 
Saturday 4 February
 
State Puppet Theatre
12.00, 14.00, 16.00 - Dünya gözəli (World Beauty), based on A. Shaig's Vatan (Fatherland), in Azerbaijani, for children
18.00 - Charles Perrault's Sinyaya boroda (Bluebeard), in Russian, for children
 
Samad Vurgun Russian Drama Theatre
12.00 - Kuda ty, Alisa? (Where Are You Off To, Alice?), a show for children based on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, in Russian, for children
19.00 - O. Yernev's Lyubovniye intrigi v Novogodnuyu noch (New Year's Eve Love Affairs), in Russian
 
Young Spectators' Theatre
12.00 - Əlibaba və qırx quldur (Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves), in Azerbaijani, for children
19.00 - Məkkəyə gedən yol (The Road to Mecca), based Jalil Mammadguluzade's short story Danabaş kəndinin əhvalatları (Stories of a Narrow-Minded Village)
 
Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre (at the Sailors' Club, while the theatre is under refurbishment)
12.00 - Nu volk, pogodi! (Hang on a Minute, Wolf!), a show based on Aleksandr Kurlyandskiy and Arkadiy Khayt's play for children, in Russian
19.00 - I. Melikzade and S. Alasgarov's Kələkbazlar (The Scoundrels), in Azerbaijani
 
State Mime Theatre
18.00 – Bakhtiyar Khanizade's Pantomim buketi (Mime Bouquet)
 
State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
19.00 - Rossini's Sevilyadan bərbər (The Barber of Seville)
 
State Academic National Drama Theatre
19.00 - Georgian playwright Avksenty Tsagareli's Xanum (Madam), in Azerbaijani
 
Yug Theatre
19.00 - Kafkadan salam (Hello from Kafka), in Azerbaijani
 

Sunday 5 February

State Puppet Theatre
12.00, 14.00, 16.00 - H. Ziya's Əkiz qardaşlar (The Twin Brothers), in Azerbaijani, for children
18.00 - T. Agayev's Qoçaq Əhməd (Ahmad the Brave) in Azerbaijani, for children
 
Young Spectators' Theatre
12.00 - Charles Perrault's Çəkməli pişik (Puss in Boots), in Azerbaijani
19.00 - I. Afandiyev's Məhv olmuş gündəliklər (Torn Diaries), in Azerbaijani

Samad Vurgun Russian Drama Theatre

12.00 - Morozko, a musical show for children, in Russian
19.00 - Raffy Shart's Moyu zhenu zvat Moris (My Wife's Name is Maurice), in Russian
 
State Mime Theatre
14.00 - fairy tale Məlikməmməd (Malikmammad)
18.00 -  Nargila Garibova's Adsız (Nameless)
 
State Opera and Ballet Theatre
19.00 - Qara Qarayev's one-act ballets Don Kixot and Leyli və Məcnun (Don Quixote and Leyli and Majnun)
 
Azerbaijan State Musical Comedy Theatre (at the Sailors' Club, while the theatre is under refurbishment)
19.00 – R. Mirishli and N. Haqverdiyev's Qısqanc ürəklər (Jealous Hearts), in Azerbaijani
 
Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theatre
12.00 – T. Jujenoglu's Uchqun (Avalanche), in Azerbaijani
19.00 - Max Frisch's Don Juan və həndəsəyə məhəbbət (Don Juan, or the Love of Geometry), in Azerbaijani
 
 
Monday 6 February
 
Philharmonic Hall
19.00 - the State Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Teymur Goychayev. Soloists are Faraj Akbarov (clarinet) and Nariman Akbarov (cello)
 
 
Tuesday 7 February

Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theatre
19.00 – Qarabağnamə (Karabakhnama) based on Ilyas Afandiyev's Hökümdar və qız (The Master and the Maiden), in Azerbaijani

State Chamber Music and Organ Hall (the German Church)
19.00 - the Con Tempo ensemble, performing as part of the Young Voices festival. Entry is free
 

Wednesday 8 February

Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theatre
19.00 – A. Masud's Qatarın altına atılan qadın (The Woman Who Threw Herself Under a Train), in Azerbaijani
 
State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
19.00 - Rachmaninov's opera Aleko. The Russian libretto is an adaptation by Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko of Pushkin's epic poem Tsygany (The Gypsies)
 
Philharmonic Hall
19.00 - State Dance Ensemble
 

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