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.
Marking the milestone of her first public performances of all six of Bach’s unaccompanied cello suites, Alisa Weilerstein performs the the set at Westchester arts center Caramoor on Saturday, October 15 and in Washington, DC for Washington Performing Arts on Sunday, October 16.
The individual Bach suites have long been a common feature of Alisa’s programming;
Shostakovich: Cello Concertos 1 & 2 is now available from Decca Classics!
Alisa worked on both cornerstones of the cello repertory with the legendary cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, for whom both concertos were written, and who was a great friend of the composer.