J.S.Bach: Violin Concertos - Alina Ibragimova

Johann Sebastian Bach—Violin Concertos—Alina Ibragimova (violin), Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen


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The award-winning, Russian-born violinist Alina Ibragimova recently dazzled audiences at the Royal Albert Hall with her solo Bach performances. Now, returning to the recording studio she has teamed up with the outstanding ensemble Arcangelo under Jonathan Cohen to record five Bach Violin Concertos.

This is playing of the highest order. Never clinical or mechanical, Ibragimova's playing is deft and subtly restrained, swelling at times to pulsating and rich expressiveness.

The accompaniment is on a small ensemble of period instruments, warm and well matched to the brilliance of the soloist, with the addition of mandolin at times adding a distinctly contemporary folk-rock feel.

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14 NOVEMBER 2015
19:15 Music In the Round, Sheffield UK  
concert with Chiaroscuro
Mozart:  Divertimento KV136
Haydn:  String Quartet op20/6
Beethoven:  String Quartet op74 'Harp'

18 NOVEMBER 2015
14:15 Symphony Hall Birmingham, UK
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Vassily Sinaisky
Beethoven:  Violin Concerto in D major op61

20 NOVEMBER 2015
19:45 Malvern Theatre, UK
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Seal
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major op61

21 NOVEMBER 2015   
19:30 The Forum, Bath UK Bath
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vassily Sinaisky
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D major op61

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