Prom 21: Alina Ibragimova plays Bach
Recorded at the BBC Proms 2015, the second of two concerts in which Alina Ibragimova performs all six of Bach's sonatas and partitas for solo violin.
Russian-born Alina Ibragimova gives the second of her two Late Night recitals of solo Bach, at the Royal Albert Hall, London.
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch
Bach: Partita No. 2 in D minor for solo violin, BWV 1004
Bach: Sonata No. 3 in C major for solo violin, BWV 1005
Bach: Partita No. 3 in E major for solo violin, BWV 1006
Alina Ibragimova (violin)
Alina's natural tendency towards a historically informed style of playing these works was formed while she was a teenager at the Yehudi Menuhin School. Her teachers at the time called for more vibrato, bigger gestures. 'I wanted something more direct,' she recalls. 'Less about me.'.