US cellist Alisa Weilerstein brings Dvorak to the Proms

The Dvorak Cello Concerto is one of the most performed, and most recorded pieces for the instrument. Since its premiere in 1896, it has drawn some of the world’s greatest instrumentalists into its orbit. So what gives this work its enduring appeal? Ahead of her performance of the Dvorak at the Proms on 24 August, US cellist Alisa Weilerstein explains the concerto’s continuing attraction.