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Out Now: Transfigured Night


Available now: Alisa Weilerstein’s latest album Transfigured Night, released on PENTATONE.
 
Transfigured Night explores the stylistic contrasts of the First and Second Viennese Schools, by combining Haydn’s first and second cello concertos with Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht. 
 
Through Transfigured Night‘s unprecedented musical pairing, Alisa not only invites listeners to a new perspective on both Viennese composers, but also takes her own personal journey back in time to the city from which her grandparents fled in 1938. Read More

June Performances in Germany & the UK


This June, Alisa Weilerstein performs across Germany and the UK.

On June 2, Alisa first performs in her city of Berlin, playing Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and conductor Tomáš Hanus. She then presents the composer’s Second Cello Concerto on June 13, with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ilan Volkov.

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Concerts with Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra; Kennedy Center SHIFT Festival


This April, Alisa Weilerstein returns for several U.S. dates with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.

On April 5, 6 & 11, Alisa highlights the Cello Concerto by Witold Lutosławski in the orchestra’s hometown. Music director Krzysztof Urbański conducts.

Then, on April 13, Alisa and the orchestra make their way to Washington, DC to perform as a part of the Kennedy Center’s SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras.

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