Guest Picks: Alisa Weilerstein

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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein in the WNYC studios

Alisa Weilerstein was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her upcoming performance as part of the New York Philharmonic's Biennial. She also told us that she's a fan of Venezuelan baseball. Find out what else the cellist is a fan of! 

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play, film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?

            Breaking Bad, A Normal Heart


What are you listening to right now?

            Many things… various recordings.  Richter, Schnabel, Kleiber, Michael Jackson, Bjork…


What’s the last great book you read?

            The Hare with the Amber Eyes (Edmund de Waal)


What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

            Venezuelan baseball


What’s your favorite comfort food?

            Mac & Cheese