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Russian Drama Theatre

Azerbaijan State Russian Drama Theatrenamed Samed Vurgun (450 seats), organized in 1923 on the basis of the Bakus free satire-troupes (in 1920). Originally itcalled the Baku working theatre (BRT). In 1937, named the Azerbaijani State Russian Drama Theatre. In 1956, gave the name S. Vurgun. Since middle of 20’s theatre modern drama ( "Lyubov Yarovaya"-Treneva, 1926, "Kremlin chiming clock"-Pogodin, 1941 and 1956) and also works of classic "Three Sisters”-1946," Seagull”-1960,Chekhov, "Masquerade"- Lermontov, 1934,1959). A special place take part plays of azeri playwrights ( "Sevil"- in 1930, "The Bride of fire"- 1933, D.Dzhabarly "Farhad and Shirin”-1947,S. Vurgun, “Sunrise on Caspian"- 1951,Kasumova). 


Address: 7, Hagani str.
Phone: (+994 12) 493-00-63, 493-42-42
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Performance of Hungarian jazz star Aron Talas in Baku

One of the best jazz pianists in Eastern Europe, Aron Talas, as part of the Aron Talas Trio, performed on the stage of the Baku Jazz Festival 2019.

Famous Belgian jazz band Giuseppe Millaci & Vogue Trio gave workshop and masterclass within the framework of the Baku Jazz Festival on October 20

The event aroused great interest on the part of Azerbaijani young musicians, who took an active part in communication with Belgian musicians.

On October 14, a press conference of the Baku Jazz Festival was held in Landmark

The press conference addressed issues of an open concert at the Maiden Tower, the festival’s beginning, the international contest of young performers "I’m Jazzman" and film part program of the jazz festival

Jazz contest for new stars

The aim of the international competition of young performers 'I am Jazzman' is to reveal the talent among young beginners musicians who obsessed by Jazz music.


Sophisticated art lovers and connoisseurs are waiting for the Baku autumn, with a wide variety of jazz improvisations