Cellist Alisa Weilerstein receives $500,000 MacArthur Fellowship

Alisa Weilerstein will receive $500,000 in no-strings-attached support over the next five years after being named as a MacArthur Fellow. The 29-year-old cellist was awarded the so-called 'genius' grant by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Weilerstein was one of 22 individuals ...

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