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Alisa Weilerstein’s Elgar/Carter Cello Concertos CD Is BBC Music’s “Recording of the Year 2013”

Originally Posted by Opus 3 Artists

Recipient of a 2011 MacArthur “genius grant” Fellowship, the American cellist Alisa Weilerstein has long proven herself to be in possession of a distinctive musical voice; the MacArthur Foundation proclaims her “a consummate performer, combining technical precision with impassioned musicianship,” while the Los Angeles Times observes simply, “Weilerstein’s cello is her id. She doesn’t give the impression that making music involves will at all. She and the cello seem simply to be one and the same.”

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ArtsWestchester Announces 2014 Arts Award Winners

Winners to be honored at an April 4 luncheon at the Westchester Marriott
sponsored by First Niagara

March 20, 2014 (ArtsWestchester) White Plains, NY— Musicians long for a Grammy, actors dream of an Oscar, and Westchester artists and arts organizations hope for an Arts Award. These are conferred annually by ArtsWestchester, which brings together public officials, business leaders and arts enthusiasts to recognize individuals and organizations chosen for their outstanding contributions to the cultural life of Westchester.

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