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Alisa Weilerstein artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Spoleto USA musicians

June 16, 2010 Charleston, S.C., plays host to Gypsy-inspired sounds at the 2010 Spoleto Festival USA.

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Studio Sessions

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September 11, 2008 The young cellist makes a case for Chopin's Cello Sonata, one of the composer's lesser-known works.

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Interviews & Profiles

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

December 4, 2012 The celebrated young American cellist walks us through her recording of a "devastating" concerto.

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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein.

May 28, 2011 A former child prodigy, 29-year-old Alisa Weilerstein is on the fast track of rising musical stars.

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News

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, one of the newest MacArthur "geniuses."

September 23, 2011 From China to Iraq and back again: All the news that's fit to link.

Alisa Weilerstein has won the MacArthur Foundation "genius grant."

September 20, 2011 Hear the young cellist discuss her new award and watch her play at the NPR offices.

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Reviews

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November 6, 2012 Hear an excerpt from an excellent album of cellist Alisa Weilerstein playing music classic and new.

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November 6, 2012 Hear an excerpt from an excellent album of cellist Alisa Weilerstein playing music classic and new.

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Alisa Weilerstein performs at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

February 16, 2012 Weilerstein serenades the sea creatures at the National Aquarium in Baltimore with music by Bach.

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein

September 17, 2010 The young cellist plays Bach with elegance and a new piece by Golijov with Technicolor brilliance.

Alisa Weilerstein performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

September 15, 2010 The young cellist plays Bach with elegance and a new piece by Golijov with Technicolor brilliance.

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NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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