The State Philharmonic named after Akasharif Juraev is a musical institution located in the city of Dushanbe along the Abulalia street. Ibni Sino is the most advanced institution for organizing musical events in the country.
The Philharmonic is named after one of the most famous artists of Soviet Tajikistan named Akasharif Jurayev, who is considered the maestro of all musical generations of the Tajik people.
In this philharmonic society almost half of Tajik singers work or have worked, among which there are even such celebrities as Jurabek Murodova, Mardon Mavlonov, Malika Kalandarova, Zafar Nozim, Afsalsho Chodiev, Nigina Raupova and others. As noted in the Philharmonic did not work singers who had an inclination in national – classical music.
Photo of the Philharmonic Hall in Dushanbe (December 15, 2017)
Earlier the building of the Philharmonic was located in the center of Dushanbe in the building of the current television of Safin, which was much smaller in size. At the moment, the building of the Philharmonic Society of Dushanbe is located on the main building of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The total area of the Philharmonic Society of Dushanbe city is about 1.2 hectares of which 0.7 hectares or 700 square meters is the building of the Philharmonic. The current building of the Philharmonic was built in 1978 and consists of 3 floors with a height of 14 meters. Has a large hall for concerts for 387 seats. The Philharmonia itself was established in Tajikistan in 1936. This institution is subordinated to the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan.
To this day in the Philharmonic there are such public – musical groups as:
- An ensemble of music and dance – under the direction of Hayota Muminova.
- Ensembles “Shashmakom” – under the leadership of Khursandmurod Zarifov.
- Orchestra of national melodies – under the direction of Davlat Kurbon.
- Folklore ensemble “Gandzhina” – the head of Fayzigul Yusufova.
- Chamber chorus – head Elena Tillaeva.
- Ensemble “Mehtaryon” – leader Rasul Yusufov.
- The Chamber Ensemble is headed by composer Sharif Bedakov.
- Management: At the moment the director of the Philharmonic is Afzalsho Shodiev.
Address and contacts: Dushanbe, st. A. Sino, 42. Landmark Prosecutor’s Office of the Sino district or the Passport table, the Court, the Militia, the traffic police of the Sino District. Phones: (+992) 37 ** *****