Alisa Weilerstein tours with Czech Philharmonic

This month, Alisa Weilerstein embarks on a European tour as soloist with the Czech Philharmonic.

The tour begins in the United Kingdom, where on February 11 Alisa performs the Shostakovich Cello Concerto in Bristol, in a program also featuring Dvořák’s Symphonic Variations and New World Symphony.

On February 12, Alisa travels to Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, performing Dvořák’s Cello Concerto. Two days later, she and the Philharmonic bring the concerto to Birmingham’s Symphony Hall (February 14).

February 15 hears Alisa and the orchestra at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall. She presents the Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor, in a program of Smetana’s Tábor and Blaník from Má Vlast and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.

They perform at The Anvil in Basingstoke on February 16, where Alisa performs Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major. The next day, she performs the Dvořák Cello Concerto at the National Concert Hall in Dublin in an all-Dvořák program, also featuring the Two Slavonic Dances and the New World Symphony (February 17).

Finally, to conclude their tour, Alisa and the Czech Philharmonic return to Prague. From February 21-23at the Rudolfinum, they present Dvořák’s Symphonic Variations, Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto, and Elgar’s Enigma Variations.