Alisa Weilerstein

Biography

Born: 1982 in Rochester, NY   Country: USA   Period: 20th/21st Centuries
Alisa Weilerstein is an American cellist, the daughter of violinist Donald Weilerstein and pianist Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, and the sister of conductor and violinist Joshua Weilerstein. She began studying her instrument at age 4, and by 13 had mastered it sufficiently to appear before the Cleveland Orchestra in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme. Since that debut, she has played with major orchestras around the world, Read more appearing with conductors Marin Alsop, Daniel Barenboim, Gustavo Dudamel, Christoph Eschenbach, Manfred Honeck, Marek Janowski, Paavo Järvi, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Matthias Pintscher, Yuri Temirkanov, Osmo Vänskä, Simone Young, and David Zinman, among many others. Weilerstein also performs chamber music with her parents in the Weilerstein Trio, which is based at the New England Conservatory, and has participated in the young artists' program of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. In 2011, Weilerstein was the recipient of a genius grant from the MacArthur Foundation. A committed promoter of contemporary music, Weilerstein has performed music by Lera Auerbach, Osvaldo Golijov, and Joseph Hallman. In September 2012 Alisa Weilerstein gave a powerful interpretation of Elliott Carter's Cello Concerto on her first recording on Decca. Read less
Solo / Alisa Weilerstein
Release Date: 10/27/2014   Label: Decca  
Catalog: 002160802   Number of Discs: 1
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  • 1.
    Solo / Alisa Weilerstein
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 002160802 Release Date: 10/27/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Zoltán Kodály,  Osvaldo Golijov,  Gaspar Cassadó,  Bright Sheng
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein
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  • 2.
    Dvorak: Complete Symphonies & Concertos / Belohlavek, Czech
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 002110502 Release Date: 08/05/2014   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein,  Frank Peter Zimmermann,  Garrick Ohlsson
    Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Dvorak / Alisa Weilerstein
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001976502 Release Date: 01/28/2014   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein,  Anna Polonsky
    Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Elgar, Carter: Cello Concertos / Alisa Weilerstein
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001759202 Release Date: 10/30/2012   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar,  Elliott Carter
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein
    Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
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    Europa Konzert 2010 / Barenboim, Weilerstein, Berlin PO [Blu-ray]
    Label: Euroarts   Catalog: 2058064 Release Date: 10/26/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Wagner,  Sir Edward Elgar,  Johannes Brahms
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein
    Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Europa Konzert 2010 / Barenboim, Weilerstein, Berlin PO
    Label: Euroarts   Catalog: 2058068 Release Date: 09/28/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar,  Richard Wagner,  Johannes Brahms
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein
    Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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    Weilerstein Trio - Music Of Robert Schumann
    Label: eOne   Catalog: 7754 Release Date: 04/21/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Robert Schumann,  Leos Janácek
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein,  Donald Weilerstein,  Vivian Hornik Weilerstein
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Weilerstein Trio
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    Higdon: Piano Trio, Voices, Impressions / Meyers, Et Al
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8559298 Release Date: 12/12/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Jennifer Higdon
    Performer:  Anne Akiko Meyers,  Adam Neiman,  Alisa Weilerstein,  Melissa Kleinbart  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cypress String Quartet
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    Dvorák: Piano Trios, Etc / Weilerstein Trio
    Label: Koch International Classics   Catalog: 7657 Release Date: 01/24/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
    Performer:  Alisa Weilerstein,  Vivian Hornik Weilerstein,  Donald Weilerstein
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  • 10.
    Alisa Weilerstein - Debut Cello Recital
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 73498 Release Date: 08/01/2000   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Manuel de Falla,  Camille Saint-Saëns,  Leos Janácek,  Gabriel Fauré  ... 
    Performer:  Vivian Hornik Weilerstein,  Alisa Weilerstein
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