Auerbach, Lera

Lera Auerbach (b. 1973), Russia, United StatesAuerbach_Lera

Pianist and composer. Born in Russia in Chelyabinsk, near the Siberian border; now resident in the U.S. Wrote her first opera at age 12. Studied at the Juilliard School, New York. She has composed a large number of works for various instrumentations: chamber ensemble, orchestra, solo piano, and voice and piano, as well as music for the ballet and opera.

 

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