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Alisa Weilerstein, cello and Inon Barnatan, piano

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 8:00 PM (Add to calendar)

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Alisa Weilerstein - Bach

This concert is part of the Field String and the Kimmel Master Artist Series.

“Weilerstein is a consummate performer, combining technical precision with impassioned musicianship,” stated the MacArthur Foundation upon awarding Alisa Weilerstein a 2011 MacArthur Fellowship. Her debut performance with PCMS in 2010 received rave reviews from audience members and critics alike. Returning to the Perelman Theater with her frequent collaborator, Inon Barnatan, she presents a program that will highlight her breathtaking technique as well as the passion that makes her one of today’s most exciting artists. Barnatan too is a true poet: re ned, searching, and unfailingly communicative at the keyboard.

Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata in D Major, Op. 58
Debussy: Cello Sonata
Mackie: Cello Sonata TBA [Philadelphia Premiere]
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op. 65

Alisa Weilerstein, cello

“A young cellist whose emotionally resonant performances of both traditional and contemporary music have earned her international recognition… Weilerstein is a consummate performer, combining technical precision with impassioned musicianship.” So stated the MacArthur Foundation when awarding Alisa Weilerstein a 2011 MacArthur “genius grant” Fellowship, prompting the New York Times to respond: “Any fellowship that recognizes.

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Inon Barnatan, piano

Celebrated for his poetic sensibility, probing intellect, and consummate artistry, Israeli pianist Inon Barnatan is embarking on his third and final season as the inaugural Artist-in-Association of the New York Philharmonic, appearing as soloist in subscription concerts, taking part in regular chamber performances, and acting as ambassador for the orchestra. This summer Barnatan makes a host of high-profile.

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Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Address: 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

The Perelman Theater is part of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, located on the southwest corner of Broad and Spruce Streets in Center City Philadelphia. The smaller of the two concert halls in the Kimmel Center, the Perelman Theater is a 627-seat auditorium with seating on the plaza, plaza tier, first balcony, and second balcony levels.  All…more info