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Duration: 00:24:00
Instrumentation: Cello and Piano
Year: 2002
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composerbiography: LeraAuerbach

Born in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on the border of Siberia, Russian-American composer, concert pianist, poet and visual artist Lera Auerbach has become one of today’s most sought after and exciting creative voices. She has published more than 100 works for orchestra, opera and ballet, as well as choral and chamber music. Lera Auerbach’s intelligent and emotional style has connected her to audiences around the world and her work is championed by today’s leading performers, including violinists Gidon Kremer, Leonidas Kavakos, Vadim Gluzman, Hilary Hahn, Vadim Repin, Daniel Hope, Julian Rachlin, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Dmitry Sitkovetsky; violists Kim Kashkashian and David Aaron Carpenter; cellists Alisa Weilerstein, Gautier Capuçon, Alban Gerhardt, David Finckel, Joshua Roman, David Geringas, Ani Aznavoorian, Wendy Warner, and Narek Hakhnazaryan; and singers Zoryana Kushpler, Natalia Ushakova, Martin Winkler, Nikita Storojev and Stella Grigorian, among many others. Auerbach has written eight string quartets that have been championed by the Tokyo, Borromeo, Parker, Jasper, Ying, Peterson, Artemis, Granados and RTÉ Vanbrugh string quartets. Auerbach’s works for orchestra are performed by the world’s leading conductors, including Christoph Eschenbach, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Vladimir Spivakov, Neeme Järvi, Vladimir Jurowski, Charles Dutoit, Andris Nelsons, Andras Keller and Osmo Vänskä.