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Lera Au­er­bach

Lera Auerbach



Lera Auerbach is a Russian composer, pianist and writer living in the USA. She studied piano and composition at the Juilliard School, and literature at Columbia University. In 2002, she passed her concert exam at the Hanover Music Academy. Auerbach has been a "Steinway Artist" since 2005. Auerbach made her Carnegie Hall debut in May 2002, performing her Suite for Violin, Piano and Orchestra with Gidon Kremer and the Kremerata Baltica. Auerbach's music has been performed at Carnegie Hall every season since. Auerbach continues the tradition of virtuoso composers and pianists of the 19th and 20th centuries. Her works have been performed by Gidon Kremer, the Royal Danish Ballet, the Hamburg Ballet, David Finckel and Wu Han, Vadim Gluzman, the Kremerata Baltica, the Kanazawa Orchestra, and many others.

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