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'Resonances' - solo music for the viola da gamba from the past and present

  • The Ascension Church Timbercroft Lane Plumstead, London, SE18 2SG United Kingdom (map)

'Resonances' - solo music for the viola da gamba from the past and present.

Ibrahim Aziz - viola da gamba

Ibrahim Aziz presents a programme of old and new written music for the viola da gamba, including a transcription of J.S. Bach's second cello suite in D minor.


Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750) - Cello Suite no. 2 BWV 1008, transcribed for viola da gamba by I. Aziz.
Rebecca Rowe (b. 1970) - 'Journeying' (2018)
Carl Friedrich Abel (1723 - 1787) - Three unaccompanied movements for viola da gamba
Carlos Martinez Gil - Suite Estiu (2016)

 Ibrahim Aziz - viola da gamba

Ibrahim Aziz - viola da gamba

Ibrahim Aziz is a viola da gamba player and baroque cellist. He was gold medalist at Trinity College of Music London (now Trinity Laban) where he studied under Alison Crum and Susan Sheppard. He is founder member of Chelys Consort of Viols and is a regular player with the Rose Consort of Viols and various other established period instrument ensembles. Often collaborating with artists from different genres, including classical, contemporary, experimental, dance, the visual arts and also actors and poets, Ibrahim's main interest however lies in the baroque and renaissance periods. He has performed in prestigious concert halls around the world and recorded with many ensembles and labels.