On January 31 and February 1, Alisa Weilerstein travels to Tokyo where she joins the NHK Symphony Orchestra and Rafael Payare to perform Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 2. Also featured on the all-Shostakovich program are his Ballet Suite No. 1 for orchestra and Symphony No. 5 in D minor.
This January, Alisa Weilerstein joins Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the hr-Sinfonieorchester in Frankfurt.
On January 16 & 17, Alisa reprises Thomas Larcher’s Ouroboros with the orchestra, named for the mythical symbol which bites its own tail as a sign of eternal recurrence.
Also on the program is Haydn’s Symphony No. 82 “The Bear,” as well as two pieces by Richard Strauss: his epic and exciting tone poem Don Juan, as well as his suite from the opera Der Rosenkavalier. Read More
This December, Alisa Weilerstein joins the London Symphony Orchestra and François-Xavier Roth for her final performance of 2019 to perform Elgar’s lyrical and passionate Cello Concerto.
In a performance that marks 100 years since the concerto’s premiere with the LSO, on December 19, Alisa spotlights the work with the orchestra at the Barbican Hall.
The evening also hears the world premiere of Sophya Polevaya’s Spellbound Tableaux, along with Bartók’s Miraculous Mandarin.