Alina Ibragimova and
Steven Osborne

Dunbar Parish Church, Dunbar

Mon 11 Sept 7.30pm

Duration: 2 hours approx

Violin Sonata
Violin Sonata No 1 in F minor
Violin Sonata No 2 in D major


In co-production with
In co-production with


Photo credit: Ben Ealovega , Giorgia Bertazzi

The partnership of Russian-born Alina Ibragimova and our Patron Steven Osborne has been hailed as one of the most exciting on the concert stage today. Their 2014 recording of Prokofiev’s violin sonatas brought five-star superlatives from the critics.

The F minor Sonata, composed against the background of Stalin’s Great Terror in 1938, is a tragic masterpiece plumbing depths of despair and horror while, in contrast, the Second Sonata is altogether calmer and brighter in mood, even if uneasy currents flow beneath the surface.

. . . spellbinding . . . truly hair-raising . . . it's clear that this duo is capable of the subtlest interplay. Steven Osborne is the lion, or the demon, that needs taming by Alina Ibragimova's fiddler, dancing - sometimes ever so frailly - on the volcano.

BBC Music Magazine

Seating Plan

See ticket prices for Dunbar Parish Church, Dunbar below.

Dunbar Parish Church, Dunbar

Dunbar Parish Church, Gillespie Graham's grand red sandstone gothic church of 1821 stands proudly looking out to sea.

Damaged by fire in 1987, its spacious interior was restored with a colourful mix of ancient and modern features including an elaborate early 17th Century monument to the Earl of Dunbar and some fine 1990 stained glass by Shona McInnes and Douglas Hogg.

Dunbar Parish Church, Dunbar


Dunbar Parish Church, Dunbar
EH42 1LB

Getting there by bus

The following buses pass through Dunbar. Pleasae check time tables before booking your tickets:

Getting there by train

Dunbar train station is a short walk from the church.

Getting there by car

Dunbar is just off the A1.



There is free car parking around the town.

We can offer 3 spaces inside the church grounds for blue badge holders. Please email [email protected] to book a space, subject to availability and on a first come first served basis.



Induction Loop:

Ladies and gents on ground (one adapted toilet) and first floors.

Wheelchair Access:

Sloped tarmac path to church. Level access into venue.

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