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• Lera Auerbach has made a name for herself worldwide as a composer, pianist, poet and visual artist
• Echoing Shostakovich's tonal language, her musical works are experimental and colourful in harmony and instrumentation exhibiting a kaleidoscopic personal style
• Many works are extra-musically inspired
• Her ECHO award-winning ballet music The Little Mermaid (Die kleine Meerjungfrau), which she wrote for John Neumeier, circled the globe
• The symphony Arctica, initiated by the National Geographic Society, caused a sensation
• The unusual choral cycles 72 Angels. In splendore lucis and Goetia. 72 – In umbra lucis wrestle with angels and demons
• The rousing orchestral work Icarus is one of Auerbach's best-known compositions
• Leonidas Kavakos, Vadim Gluzman, Hilary Hahn, Kim Kashkashian and Gautier Capucon perform her works
• Conductors such as Vladimir Fedoseyev, Alan Gilbert, Marin Alsop, Dmitri and Vladimir Jurowski and Edward Gardner have conducted her works
• Auerbach received the Hindemith Prize and the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship
• The World Economic Forum named her a Young Global Leader in 2007 and a Cultural Leader in 2014.

Works by Lera Auerbach include:
Dialogues on Stabat Mater (2005) for violin, viola, vibraphone and string orchestra
Gogol (2010) Opera in 3 acts
Requiem (Dresden – Ode to Peace) (2012) for 2 boy sopranos, countertenor, bass-baritone, boys’ choir, male choir and orchestra

Works by Lera Auerbach are published by Boosey & Hawkes / Sikorski

Visit the website of Lera Auerbach at https://leraauerbach.com

Looking Ahead: first US performances of Symphony No.6: 'Vessels of Light' at Carnegie Hall in New York (19 Apr) and UCLA in Los Angeles (18 May); World premiere Psalm 121 MDR Rundfunkchor in Leipzig (28. Apr); staging of The Little Mermaid by Joffrey Ballet in Chicago (4-30 Apr); Swedish premiere of Cello Concerto 'Diary of a Madman' by Gautier Capuçon in Stockholm (10 May)

“The composer and interpreter reach the audience’s soul in a personal way, creating a unique bridge to their own life experiences." — Lera Auerbach

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