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Caramoor Finale with Alisa Weilerstein and the Orchestra of St. Luke's

Sunday, August 03, 2014

WQXR brought you a live broadcast of the Caramoor Festival's season finale, featuring the Orchestra of St. Luke's, featuring cello soloist Alisa Weilerstein.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Alisa Weilerstein

Monday, June 02, 2014

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! 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

Monday, June 02, 2014

She discusses performing at the New York Philharmonic’s Biennial on June 6.

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Chamber Music Society

As Night Descends

Monday, February 10, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features a program of music for the night — Chopin, Bloch and Wolff — with soloists Alisa Weilerstein, Inon Barnatan and Alessio Bax.

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WQXR Features

Café Concert: Alisa Weilerstein

Monday, January 27, 2014

Alisa Weilerstein brings a Bach Gigue and Golijov's Omaramor to the WQXR Cafe, and talks about Dvorak, Venezuela and married life.

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Albums of the Week

New Releases by Jason Vieaux, Alisa Weilerstein and Christoph Prégardien

Sunday, January 26, 2014

This week's featured albums provide a mid-winter soundtrack. Read more and get a free download.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Pictures at an Exhibition, Penderecki and Alisa Weilerstein

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Tonight at 9 pm, Charles Dutoit conducts the New York Philharmonic in a program honoring the 80th birthday of Polish composer and conductor Krzysztof Penderecki.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Masur Conducts Brahms

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur conducts the New York Philharmonic in an all-Brahms program. Host Alec Baldwin will showcase Johannes Brahms' "Double Concerto for Violin and Cello" with Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein as the soloists, as well as Brahms' Symphony No. 2.

o. In the final week, 
Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur conducts an all-Brahms program, featuring the Double 
Concerto for Violin and Cello, with Concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein 
as soloists, and Symphony No. 2.

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New York Philharmonic This Week

Alisa Weilerstein and Glenn Dicterow Play Brahms

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Music Director Emeritus Kurt Masur leads the New York Philharmonic in an all-Brahms program, featuring concertmaster Glenn Dicterow and cellist Alisa Weilerstein performing the Concerto for Violin and Cello.

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WNYC News

MacArthur Genius Grants Announced, Radiolab Host Among Recipients

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Twenty-two people received great news from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation over the past week — they were named as recipients of the MacArthur Fellowship, otherwise known as the Genius Award.

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WQXR Blog

MacArthur Genius Grants Awarded To Cellist, Conductor, WNYC Host

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The cellist Alisa Weilerstein, the choral music conductor Francisco Núñez and the WNYC host Jad Abumrad are among the 22 recipients of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants," to be announced today.

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WQXR Features

Café Concert: Alisa Weilerstein

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

In the WQXR Café, the effusive 29-year-old Alisa Weilerstein evoked a classical version of Janis Joplin, fearlessly lunging into the grand emotional climaxes of Bach's Third Cello Suite while reducing soft passages to barely a whisper.

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