Alisa Weilerstein performs Bach Cello Suite

Friday, April 23, 2010

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein has been performing with the world’s major orchestras since she made her debut with the Cleveland Orchestra at the age of 13. Now 27, she’s got a BA in Russian history from Columbia and a packed concert schedule. 

This season she’s played at the White House for President Obama, and next month will perform Elgar’s Cello Concerto with the Berlin Philharmonic and Daniel Barenboim.

Alisa joined John Schaefer on WNYC's Soundcheck on Friday, April 23rd. Listen to the interview above or watch her performance of Bach's Cello Suite No. 3, Prelude, below.

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Comments [1]

Carola Alves de Lima from são paulo, Brazil

so beautiful! thank you for this marvelous moment.
I hope you just come soon to Brazil, so I can hear your music more.
best egards, Carola alves de Lima

Aug. 03 2010 02:51 PM

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