Alise Weilerstein – Dvorak: Cello Concerto (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time – 01:07:03 minutes | 1,32 GB | Genre: Classical
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Artwork: Digital booklet | © Decca

American cellist Alisa Weilerstein, described by BBC Music Magazine as one of the most extraordinary soloists of her generation, follows her critically acclaimed Decca debut recording of Elgar s Cello Concerto with a vital new interpretation of Dvorak s Cello Concerto, coupled with some of his best-known melodies.

This Dvorak recording casts visionary light on the Czech composer s epic concerto, connecting directly with its passionate heart.

Alisa Weilerstein s all-Dvorak programme includes the haunting melody from his New World Symphony, popularly known as Going Home; his song Lasst mich allein, the beautiful Silent Woods and more…

This album captures the essential spirit of one of the greatest of all Romantic composers, reflecting Dvorak s deep-rooted love for his homeland

Alisa Weilerstein joins forces with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and its Czech Music Director, Jiøí Bìlohlávek in a terrific and deeply authentic musical partnership. This radiant performance of the Cello Concerto was recorded in Prague s Rudolfinum, where Dvorak himself conducted the Czech Philharmonic s inaugural concert in 1896. Other works on the album recorded in the USA Dvorak s adopted second homeland include Rondo in G minor, Songs My Mother Taught Me and Slavonic Dance No.8

Tracklist:

01-03. Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104
04. Lasst Mich Alein, Op.82
05. Rondo in G minor, Op.94 (version for Cello and Piano)
06. Goin’ Home
07. Songs ‘My Mother Taught Me’, Op.55 No.4
08. Silent Woods, Op.68/5 (version for Cello and Piano)
09. Slavonic Dance No. 8 in G minor Op. 46, No. 8

Personnel:

Alisa Weilerstein (cello)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Jirí Belohlávek (conductor)
Anna Polonsky (piano)

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