Alina Ibragimova

Savoring the Glow of Brahms’s Violin Sonatas

Sep 2, 2019
Alina Ibragimova and Cedric Tiberghien
Askonas Holt

Twelve years of playing together has given violinist Alina Ibragimova and pianist Cédric Tiberghien a sixth sense for capturing the heartbreak and the nobility of Brahms, and their new album is our CD of the Week.

A.B., via Wikimedia Commons

Soprano Malin Hartelius sings the Cantata 51, one of Bach's flashiest works, but one with a deep intimacy embedded within.

St. Peter's Church, Freiberg - Silbermann Organ
courtesy of St. Peter's, Freiberg

On the program:

Cantata BWV 59:  III.  Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott  - Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman, conductor

Sonata for Solo Violin in C, BWV 1005 - Alina Ibragimova, violin

Chorale Prelude:  Komm, Heiliger Geist, BWV 651 - Craig F. Humber, organ (Silbermann organ at St. Peter's Church, Freiberg) (for information on the 2007 organ restoration, visit St. Peter's online)

Cantata BWV 172 Erschallet, ihr Lieder, erklinget, ihr Saiten!  (translation) - Barbara Schlick, soprano;  Kai Wessel, alto;  Christoph Pregardien, tenor;  Klaus Mertens, bass;  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir, Ton Koopman, conductor

Alina Ibragimova
Eva Vermandel

On the program:

Chorale Prelude on Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr, BWV 663 (trans. Samuil Feinberg) - Martin Roscoe, piano

Cantata BWV 85 Ich bin ein guter Hirt (translation) - Barbara Schlick, soprano; Andreas Scholl, countertenor; Christoph Pregardien, tenor; Gotthold Schwarz, bass; Concerto Vocale of Leipzig and Baroque Ensemble of Limoges, Christophe Coin, conductor

Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052 (reconstructed from Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor) - Alina Ibragimova, violin; Arcangelo, Jonathan Cohen, conductor

Chorale Prelude on Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr, BWV 662 (trans. Samuil Feinberg) - Martin Roscoe, piano

Eva Vermandel

February 20, 2016

In her BSO debut, violinist Alina Ibragimova is the soloist in Haydn's Violin Concerto No. 1 and Karl Amadeus Hartmann's Concerto funèbre, and Vladimir Jurowski conducts Haydn's Symphony No. 26, "Lamentatione," and Beethoven's Symphony No. 2.