2019 Transfigured Nights US & Europe Tour

In the coming months, Alisa Weilerstein returns to Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night), following the 2018 release of the eponymous album on PENTATONE. She tours Europe and the U.S. with pianist and frequent collaborator Inon Barnatan, violinist Sergey Khachatryan, and percussionists Colin Currie, Sam Walton and Owen Gunnell.

While the recording features the string orchestra transcription of Verklärte Nacht (performed by the Trondheim Soloists), this tour program highlights the piano trio version, made by Schoenberg’s composition student, Eduard Steuermann. 

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New Pintscher cello concerto with the composer and DR SymfoniOrkestret

Alisa Weilerstein presents Matthias Pintscher’s new cello concerto, Un despertar (An Awakening), with Copenhagen’s DR SymfoniOrkestret under the composer’s own direction.

Two seasons ago, Alisa played the world premiere of Pintscher’s piece in three performances with the Boston Symphony and François-Xavier Roth, and reprised it this past spring with the co-commissioning Danish Radio Symphony. Alisa plays the piece again this season with the composer and the Cincinnati Symphony (April 27 &

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US Tour with Czech Philharmonic

This fall, Alisa Weilerstein joins the Czech Philharmonic and conductor Semyon Bychkov for a seven-city tour across the U.S. On tour, Alisa spotlights Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, one of the most beloved works by the Czech composer.

Following their October 24 concert at London’s Royal Academy of Music, Alisa and the orchestra make their way to Carnegie Hall for the first stop of their US tour (Oct 27).

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