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Three Cellos in Conversation, Together, Alone and Intense

October 25, 2013

Charles Dutoit Leads the Philharmonic in ‘Concerto Grosso’

by Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times

For all his vast experience in the orchestral world, the conductorCharles Dutoit has not been a particular champion of living composers. Over the years, though, certain pieces have clearly...

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein showed her magnificent artistry as TSO season begins — Review

September 19, 2013
Cellist Alisa Weilerstein showed her magnificent artistry as TSO season begins — Review

by John Terauds, Toronto Star

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra opened its 2013-14 season at Roy Thomson Hall on Wednesday with a concert rife with dramatic possibilities for an enthusiastic but not full house.

The absent listeners missed the magnificent artistry of young American cellist...

Review: Alisa Weilerstein’s star turn with L.A. Chamber Orchestra

May 20, 2013
Review: Alisa Weilerstein’s star turn with L.A. Chamber Orchestra

The cellist triumphantly returns to Royce Hall in a youth-focused program also featuring rising composers Anna Clyne and Hugo Gonzalez-Pioli.

by Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times

Appearing with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra eight years ago, 23-year-old Alisa Weilerstein was a playfully...

Weilerstein and Elgar, the perfect combination

May 1, 2013
Weilerstein and Elgar, the perfect combination

by Emily Cary, The Washington Examiner

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein joins the National Symphony Orchestra as the guest artist in a program of two remarkable 20th-century works conducted by Christoph Eschenbach. Dmitri Shostakovich wrote his Symphony No. 5 in 1937 under Stalin's regime. Although...

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