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Alisa Weilerstein plays Dvořák
This new issue has been put together with remarkable care. Three of the makeweights, all beautifully played, were written or arranged for the cellist and dedicatee of the concerto, Hanuš Wihan … This is a performance to treasure,’ writes Jan Smaczny in his review of this recording in our August issue.
Alisa Weilerstein was the winner of the BBC Music Magazine Recording of the Year Award this year for her performance of the Elgar Cello Concerto with Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin. Her performance of the Dvořák concerto is no less extraordinary and she gives this accompanying Slavonic Dance great energy, intensity and technical command. It is a joy to hear the piece in this arrangement for cello and piano.
Alisa Weilerstein performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto at the BBC Proms on Sunday 24 August. Visit bbc.co.uk/proms. Click on the button below to purchase the recording.