Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim

BBC Music Magazine Disc of the Year, 2014
BBC Music Magazine Concerto of the Year, 2014

“…interpretation is one of poise, heft and ardor, the soloist’s superb control keenly matched by the conductor’s insightful support…” New York Times
“…Weilerstein’s charisma and passionate playing make it the album’s main attraction…” AllMusic
“This is an album that is sure to garner Weilerstein even more acclaim…” NPR
“This is playing of incredible vulnerability and sadness, devastating at times, yet passionately resplendent.” Audiophile Audition
“This is an extremely exciting and rewarding account…” The Times
“This powerful, emotionally captivating interpretation of the Elgar concerto is a testament to the sensibility and tellingly calibrated artistry of the American cellist Alisa Weilerstein…” The Daily Telegraph
“…a remarkable, once-in-a-blue-moon album . . . supercharged with virtues that speak to the better part of human nature…” The Independent