News

Schumann & Shostakovich with the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra


Alisa Weilerstein joins Switzerland’s Lausanne Chamber Orchestra in December for two programs at Lausanne’s Salle Metropole and Geneva’a Victoria Hall, respectively.

On December 12 and 13, she presents her interpretation of Schumann’s Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A Minor under Jukka-Pekka Saraste, which is paired with Sibelius’s Rakastava and Bartok’s Divertimento for String Orchestra. She then performs the Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. Read More

Solo Japanese Tour & Appearances with the Tokyo and Sydney Symphony Orchestras


Alisa Weilerstein travels to Japan for a series of recitals in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Hyogo November 8 to 13. The cellist uses Bach’s third cello suite to complement Britten’s Tema Sacher and two pieces from her 2014 album Solo: Osvaldo Golijov’s Omaramor and Kodály’s Sonata for Solo Cello, of which the New York Times found the cellist’s recorded performance “staggering.”

Alisa’s solo appearances are bookended by orchestral appearances in Tokyo and Sydney.

Read More

In Performance with the San Francisco Symphony & Residentie Orkest


Alisa Weilerstein reunites with longstanding collaborator Pablo Heras-Casado to perform the Schumann Cello Concerto with the San Francisco Symphony on October 19, 20, 21 and 22. The pair recorded Shostakovich Cello Concertos Nos. 1 and 2 both live and in the studio last season with the Bavarian Radio Symphony, which is now available from Decca Classics. Find tickets and more information here about Alisa’s performances with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall.

Read More