40 Years Without Maria Callas


The Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall hosted a concert dedicated to the great greek opera singer, Maria Callas, to commemorate the 40th anniversary from her passing away and organized by the Embassy of Greece and United Cultures Organization, under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture and M. Callas Foundation Athenaeum. The concert was also dedicated to the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Greece and Azerbaijan and was broadcasted live at Lenkaran region, where the E.U. Delegation and E.U. member states Embassies were celebrating this year’s “Europe Day”.



Kamalia Aliazadeh “Greek Song” 

Stefano Muscaritolo Medea Suite I 

Verdi – “Tacea la Notte” from Il Trovatore 

Musicologist – 3 minutes 

Puccini – “Senza Mamma” from Suor Angelica 

Gluck – “Che Faro’ Senza Euridice” Orfeo Stefano Muscaritolo Medea II 

Bellini – Castadiva from “Norma” 

Puccini – “E Lucean le Stelle” from Tosca 

Pasolini Timor di me 

Catalani – “Ebben Ne Andro’ Lontana” from La Wally 

Handel – “Scherza infida” from Ariodante 

Musicologist – 3 min (info about relation between Pasolini and Callas) 

Stefano Muscaritolo and Pasolini’s Poem “Timor di me?” 

Puccini – Duet from Madama Butterfly 

Stefano Muscaritolo - Medea III


Eyyub Guliyev - Conductor 

Farida Mammadova - Soprano 

Ilham Nazarov - Countertenor and actor 

Adil Akhundov - Tenor Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra

Music by G. Verdi, G. Puccini, V. Bellini, A. Catalani, W.A. Mozart, C.W. Gluck, F. Handel, S. Muscaritolo, K. Alizadeh

Artistic direction by Stefano Muscaritolo