Cellist Alisa Weilerstein Announces She is With Child

Alisa Weilserstein Pregnant Expecting Child Cover

American cello virtuoso Alisa Weilerstein has today announced, via social media, that she and husband, conductor and French hornist Rafael Payare are expecting their first child.

“My husband and I want to share some very exciting news: we’re expecting a baby next spring!” the 33 year old has said on her Facebook fanpage.


“In the meantime, I'm keeping very active and healthy and am feeling wonderful … my schedule is as full as always, and I’m enjoying performing and recording as never before!” she has assured.

Our hearty congratulations to the happy couple.