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Performer: Alisa Weilerstein

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LondonProm 12: Beethoven, Shostakovich & Rachmaninov

Beethoven, Shostakovich, Norman, Rachmaninov
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Karina Canellakis; Alisa Weilerstein

RotterdamSchubert’s Great C major Symphony

Schumann, Schubert
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Lahav Shani; Alisa Weilerstein

AmsterdamShani and Weilerstein with Rotterdam Philharmonic

© Decca | Paul Stuart
Schumann, Schubert
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; Lahav Shani; Alisa Weilerstein

DresdenCellomania: Lange Nacht des Cellos

Andreas Brantelid; Pablo Ferrández; Alban Gerhardt; David Geringas

BerlinDvořák, Shostakovich, Janáček

Dvořák, Shostakovich, Janáček
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin; James Conlon; Alisa Weilerstein
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Sumptuous Barber with Weilerstein and the Cleveland

Alisa Weilerstein © Roger Mastroianni courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra
A rousing Dvořák Symphony no. 8 and that composer’s The Water Sprite filled out a highly satisfying performance.
***11
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National pride without sentimentality

Tomáš Netopil © Marco Borggreve
Tomáš Netopil directs ideal, ‘non-dairy’ performances of Mozart and Dvořák.
****1
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Revolt against tradition: Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan at Wigmore Hall

Alisa Weilerstein © Harald Hoffmann | Decca
The unmistakable approach of the American cellist lent itself easily to both Stravinsky and a recent work by Steven Mackey. It also twisted Brahms a little beyond recognition.
***11
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BBCSO finds common threads in Berlioz, Rebel and Dusapin

Joshua Weilerstein and Alisa Weilerstein perform Bartók as an encore © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
An inspired piece of programming illustrates the continuities in angst-filled works from the Baroque, Romantic and contemporary eras.
****1
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Beethoven, Berlioz and Pintscher in Boston

Alisa Weilerstein and François-Xavier Roth with the Boston Symphony © Robert Torres
Roth bookended Matthias Pintscher's new work with familiar pieces, Berlioz’s Le Corsaire Overture and Beethoven’s Symphony no. 6 in F major.
****1
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