Sahib Pashazade

Sahib Pashazade is located in Baku / Azerbaijan.

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Born in an educated family in the city of Baku in 1980. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree (with honors) from the Azerbaijan National Conservatory in 2003 and a master’s degree with honors from a specified educational institution in 2005. He graduated from graduate school in 2005-2009.



In 2001, he started working in the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall.
Since 2005 he has been working as a teacher for the Azerbaijan National Conservatory.
Since 2013, he has been an assistant professor in the ANC.

He gave numerous concerts around the world (with a symphony, with a chamber orchestra, with an ensemble, with a piano, with a percussion instrument, solo, etc.) in prestigious halls of the world: USA (Washington-Kennedy Center, Canada’s Silk Road Chamber Orchestra) United Kingdom (London Cadogan Hall Royal Symphony Orchestra), Italy (Rome Auditorium, and Plazza del Gurinal), Norway (Oslo Concerthouse), France (Paris in the UNESCO Hall), China (Beijing Center for National Arts), CAA (Sharjah Al-Majaz Amphitheater), Brazil (Sao Paulo, Casa do Nucleo Hall), Argentina (Buenos Aires, Manuel Belgrano Hall), Poland (Warsaw Royal Palace), Russia (Moscow, P.I. Tchaikovsky Hall -Big Symphony Orchestra Conductor V. Fedoseev, St. Petersburg, D. Shostakovich Philharmonic Orchestra) etc.

In 2018, on April 8, at the CAA in Sharjah, he performed at a concert with world famous singer Sami Yusuf.
On June 30, 2019, with Sami Yusuf attended the opening of the 43rd session of UNESCO and led with a combined orchestra.

Five concerts for Tar and orchestra are dedicated to Sahib Pashazade, as a young, talented performer,

He performed at a high level as a leading musician (tar) and the head of the musical ensemble in “Mugam-2007”, “Mugam-2011”, “Mugam-2013”, “Mugam-2015” and “Mugam-2017”, projects supported by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and accompanied over 100 singers (hanende) of mugam,.

In 2018, on May 17, in Uzbekistan, he participated as a soloist in a concert organized by the G. Aliyev Center in the Turkistan Palace with the Uzbekistan Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Honored Artist M. Urinbayev.

May 18, 2018 gave a recital at the Tashkent Conservatory.

2019, in April, he won the 2nd International Silk Road Festival, Beijing, China.

From January 9th to 26th, 2019 Sahib Pashazade performed as outstanding tar soloist in duo with the percussionist Kamran Kerimov at ten concerts in the German member cities of the art and music network Klangkosmos NRW and with cross border partners in Belgium and The Netherlands.

In 2020 a concert of Sahib Pashazade in Moscow was recorded by the well-known French TV channel MEZZO.



He is a laureate of numerous Republic and International Competitions:

Performed a solo part on tar for “Always” song at “Eurovision-2009” song contest.
Since 2011, he has been awarded with the honorary title of Honored Artist of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
In 2011-2018 he was awarded with the Presidential Prize.
In 2017, he won the Grand Prix among 60 countries at the 11th world famous Sharq Taronalari festival in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, the first instrumentalist in the history of the festival to receive the Grand Prix.
In 2018, under his leadership, the Mugam ensemble won 1st place at the 1st International MACOM Festival in Uzbekistan, Shakhrisabz.

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