Wharton Center 2021-22 Catalog
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“Weilerstein is truly a phenomenon.”
The Telegraph (UK)

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein's passionate performance style and breathtaking technique have garnered fans around the world. Hailed as "Yo-Yo Ma's heiress apparent and sovereign of the American cello" by New York Magazine, Weilerstein is one of the foremost cellists of our time. Her published recordings include chart-topping albums as well as the recent winner of BBC Music’s “Recording of the Year” award.  

This performance is a special chance to hear three of Bach’s beloved Cello Suites — Nos. 1, 3, and 5. Holding a very special place in the musical canon, these unaccompanied suites are a musical touchstone, particularly the beloved Suite No. 1. Weilerstein recently recorded all six suites, which became a best-selling album. Of the recording, The Guardian proclaims, an “exceptional cellist’s music emerges with sunlit clarity into its own vast space.”

  • Cello Suite No.1 in G Major, BWV 1007
  • Cello Suite No.3 in C Major, BWV 1009
  • Cello Suite No.5 in C Minor, BWV 1011

Jan 26, 2023 at 7:30pm

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