Alisa Weilerstein Named MacArthur Fellow

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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein, a member of New England Conservatory’s ensemble-in-residence the Weilerstein Trio, was named as recipient of one of 22 MacArthur Fellowships for 2011. This “Genius” Grant brings her $500,000 in support over five years. Her work is very well known to Boston concert-goers and BMInt readers. A listing of all of her Intelligencer  reviews and mentions can be found here.    [Click title for complete article]    [continued]

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