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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

Monday, June 02, 2014

Alisa Weilerstein Cellist Alisa Weilerstein ((c) Harald Hoffman/Courtesy of the artist)

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein is widely recognized as one of the great classical musicians of her generation, and in 2011 she received a MacArthur "genius" grant. She discusses performing on June 6 at the New York Philharmonic’s Biennial, the orchestra’s contemporary music festival, where she will give the NY premiere of Mattias Pintscher’s Reflections on Narcissus.

Watch Alisa Weilerstein perform the Gigue from Bach's Cello Suite No. 3 for WQXR’s Café Concert series:

 

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Comments [1]

Donald J. Sepanek from Bayonne, NJ

Weilerstein's most recent recording, was a beautiful rendition of Dvorak's Cello Concerto, yet you confined most of your discussion to a CD she put out two years ago. You're slipping Leonard.

Jun. 02 2014 04:28 PM

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