Alisa Weilerstein announces two major new partnerships to ring in the new year – she has signed an exclusive, multi-album contract with PENTATONE, the Dutch label specializing in high-end, five-channel surround sound, and looks forward to making to her first recording for the label this spring. Due for release later this year, the new album pairs masterworks of the First and Second Viennese Schools – two Haydn concertos with Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht – and marks the first collaboration of her new multi-season role as Artistic Partner of Norway’s celebrated Trondheim Soloists.
This fall, Alisa Weilerstein embarks on a six-city, three-country recital tour with friend and frequent collaborator Inon Barnatan.
Together, they start on the east coast at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center on October 16 presenting works by Mendelssohn, Debussy, De Falla, and Chopin.
Alisa and Inon then make their way to New York to realize the world premiere of Steven Mackey’s Through Your Fingers, a piece co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, on October 17.
This August, Alisa Weilerstein makes summer festival appearances across the U.S.
Alisa joins forces with Gil Shaham and the Boston Symphony Orchestra on August 11 at Tanglewood’s Koussevitsky Music Shed for the Brahms Double Concerto for violin, cello, and orchestra. Alisa then makes her way to the Aspen Music Festival, where on August 14 the Weilerstein Trio —