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Performing in the beloved chamber-music setting of the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, MacArthur “Genius Grant”–winner Alisa Weilerstein gives a Home Delivery Plus recital that showcases both the sonic range of the cello and her own mastery of the instrument, in solo works including Bach’s immortal Suite No. 3 and Kodály’s exhilarating and technically daunting solo sonata. In the Los Angeles Times’s words: “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.” 

Program:
BRITTEN - Tema ‘Sacher’
OSVALDO GOLIJOV - Omaramor
BACH - Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009
KODÁLY - Sonata in B minor for solo cello 

Featuring a Headline Artist performance plus: 

Linger Longer: A juvenile diabetes survivor and an ardent advocate for the type 1 diabetes community, Weilerstein joins a panel of experts to discuss living with the disease, medical advances in treatment, and more (details TBA). 

Additional components TBA

Single-Event Price: $20
Student Price: $4 (with free Gateway Student Ticket Program registration)

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Artist website: Alisa Weilerstein

Special Thanks

Event Sponsors

This performance is made possible through the generous support of Jeanne Weaver Ruesch, and Philip R. West and Barbara Yellen.

Linger Longers on Home Delivery Plus are made possible through the generous support of an anonymous donor.

Series Sponsors

Thank you to the following lead supporters of Washington Performing Arts’s mission-driven work in 2020/21, including presentation of Home Delivery Plus: Jacqueline Badger Mars and Mars, Incorporated; D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities; Betsy and Robert Feinberg; Dr. Gary Mather and Ms. Christina Co Mather; the National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs Program and the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts; Tom Gallagher; The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation; and the Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts.

DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities

Mars

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