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Music - Classical, Sun 9 Feb 2020, £6-£12

Jamal Aliyev

Jamal Aliyev

credit Kaupo Kikkas


In 2017 Jamal made his debut at the BBC Proms, won the Arts Club – Sir Karl Jenkins Music Award and was selected by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT). His debut CD Russian Masters was released by Champs Hill Records to critical acclaim.

Highlights over the last year include appearances as soloist with the Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, and with the Symphony Orchestra Simón Bolívar of Venezuela. He returned to Wigmore Hall, made his debut at the Istanbul Music Festival, premiered a new work by Karl Jenkins, and recorded with Classic FM.

During 2018/19 Jamal makes his debut with the Royal Northern Sinfonia, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the London Mozart Players and CBSO Youth Orchestra, and returns as soloist with the Presidential Symphony of Turkey and Istanbul Symphony Orchestras. He collaborates with Fazil Say in concerts in Turkey, gives recitals throughout the UK including Wigmore Hall and the St. Magnus Festival, and appears as soloist in Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall.

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Jamal studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and at the Royal College of Music with Thomas Carroll, where he is completing his Master’s.

Jamal has performed widely in Europe and further afield. Highlights including the Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing), Rachmaninov Hall (Moscow), the Arts Parliament House (Singapore) and the Presidential Concert Hall (Turkey). In 2015 he was selected as one of the first BBC Introducing Classical Artists, regularly appearing on BBC Radio 3 In Tune and with the BBC Concert Orchestra.

During his studies Jamal has won numerous awards including the Musicians’ Company Prince’s Prize (2017) and 1st Prize at the Eastbourne (2016), Croydon (2015), Bromsgrove (2015), Muriel Taylor (2014) and V. Antonio Janigro International (2004) Competitions. In 2016 he won the Kronberg Academy Award at the Enescu Competition in Romania and received an honourable mention at the Pablo Casals Competition in France.


BEETHOVEN: 12 Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' from the Opera 'Die Zauberflote' Op66
DAVID POPPER: Elfentanz Op.39
DAVID POPPER: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68 (1894)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Pezzo capriccioso, Op.62
LUTOSLAWSKI: Sacher Variation
BRAHMS: Sonata No.2 in F, Op.99

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 9 Feb 2020 19:30 to 21:30
Doors open at 7pm.


£12 at the door.
Full-time students half-price.
Accompanied children free.


  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access


CA16 6XE


Plan route to Appleby Public Hall using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: NY 683203  Lat: 54.57691 Long: -2.49190

Appleby Public Hall is in Bouroughgate. Appleby. Take B6542 from A66 or B6260 from M6 Junction 38 Yebay. Entrance down an alleyway level with top of island of shops. Above Tufton Arms Hotel.

Parking: free

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