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Making music is a family affair for Alisa Weilerstein and Rafael Payare

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellist Alisa Weilerstein and conductor Rafael Payare are on a four-concert cross-country run that ends Friday night at Carnegie Hall. They met in 2009 at a rehearsal in Caracas, Venezuela, became a couple three nights later and were married in 2013. Getting them on the road together becomes quite complicated, with six plane tickets needed: one each for mom and dad, two for daughters Ariadna and Elina, one for the nanny and one for the cello. Weilerstein and Payare own a home in San Diego and rent a house in Canada, where he is in his second season as music director of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal.

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