Trio No. 4 by Lera Auerbach Given World Premiere in Sion

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The Trio No. 4 for Violin, Violoncello and Piano by Lera Auerbach was commissioned by the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition in Sion, Switzerland (Concours International de Violon Tibor Varga), where Lera Auerbach will serve on the jury in the category of chamber music in 2017. The competition will be held from 22 to 29 August 2017. The world premiere of her 4th Piano […]

Lera Auerbach’s Orchestral Work “Icarus” Receives Swedish Premiere

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The French conductor Stéphane Denève will direct the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in the Swedish premiere of Lera Auerbach’s work “Icarus” for orchestra on 10 May 2017 at the concert house (Konserthuset) in Stockholm. Auerbach’s orchestral work, completed in 2011, is based to a large degree on the last two movements of her Symphony No. 1 “Chimera”. Lera Auerbach comments her work as […]

Auerbach’s “72 Angels. In splendore lucis” for the First Time in Estonia

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During the course of a portrait concert for Lera Auerbach at the Jaani Church in Tartu, her work “72 Angels. In splendore lucis” for choir and saxophone quartet (completed in 2016) will be given its Estonian premiere on 23 April 2017. The performers will be the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet, accompanied by the chamber choir ‘Collegium musicale’ under the direction of Endrik Üksvärav. The composer […]

Lera Auerbach’s “The Little Mermaid” at the Kennedy Center in Washington

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Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale “The Little Mermaid” is not only a work of world literature but has also meanwhile become a widely performed, world renowned ballet thanks to the stirring choreography by John Neumeier. Following the world premiere of the ballet music by Lera Auerbach in 2005 to celebrate the occasion of the 200th birthday of Hans […]