Alina Ibragimova

Municipal Hall
16 December 2016 08:00 PM

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BACH Sonata No 3 in C major, BWV 1005

BACH Partita No 3 in E major, BWV 1006

YSAYE Sonata No 4 in E minor, Op 27/4

YSAYE Sonata No 5 in G major, Op 27/5

YSAYE Sonata No 6 in E major, Op 27/6


Born in Russia in 1985, Alina Ibragimova studied at the Moscow Gnessin School before moving with her family to the UK, where she studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and Royal College of Music.   She was also a member of the Kronberg Academy Masters programme.

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The dazzling young virtuoso Alina Ibragimova has enthralled audiences for years with her live Bach performances.   Critics have acclaimed her faultless intonation, achingly beautiful tone, superlative technique and a musical wisdom far beyond her years.   In an important new recording of Bach's complete sonatas and partitas for solo violin, Ibragimova brings all these qualities and more to create an interpretation that is both excitingly original and profoundly humble.   This is music of unfathomable subtlety, astounding virtuosity and great expressive and architectural beauty.

"One player, one instrument, one composer:  Bach's unaccompanied violin music has always been the greatest for any player, young or old.   Alina Ibragimova is already its equal".

The Guardian


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  • 16 December 2016 08:00 PM

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We have now fixed the programme for 18/19 and delighted to be able to include an additional concert this year.

Season opens on Saturday 29th September with the Scots singing quartet Scozzesi that wowed Lanark last year, followed by Moishe's Bagel on 24th October, in the Biggar Little Festival, with a mix of Klezmer, jazz and Latin music, the Pomegranate Piano Trio on 14th November and Maxwell String Quartet with Anna Hashimoto making up the clarinet quintet on 7th December.

After Christmas, 17th January sees the Navarra String Quartet, Sunday afternoon, 10th February, is the BBC Young Musician winner, saxophonist Jess Gillam, with pianist Zeynep OzsucaSarah Beth Briggs returns on 8th March with her wonderful piano mastery and we end the season on 25th March with the A4 Brass Quartet, winners of the Tunnell prize.

Brochures will be produced in the summer and we look forward to seeing you all for another great season.   Your season ticket also gives you access to  concerts in Lanark and Peebles for half price - well worth the money.

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