Lera Auerbach

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Auerbach is well known internationally; her music is championed by the world’s leading conductors, performers, stage directors and choreographers. She regularly appears as a concert pianist with and has been a composer-in-residence for many of today’s top music festivals and orchestras. Her published catalogue includes more than 120 works of opera, ballet, symphonic and chamber music.

Gerard Depardieu and Evgeny Kissin are among the artists reciting from her three published volumes of poetry in Russian. She is a regular contributor to the Best American Poetry blog, was named Poet of the Year in 1996 by the International Pushkin Society in New York, and has penned several opera libretti. The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, selecte
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Another September

Another Fall is falling on me. How many are still ahead? God knows... Does it matter?
Would I feel any different about this one if I knew it were my last?

Would I still practice piano, keep correspondence and answer the rare telephone calls? Would I book a vacation? Spend all days reading? Try to make sense of the pile of unfinished works? Would I, perhaps, attempt to create something new, somethin Read more of this blog post »
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“A coward is a servant of his fears.
A hero enslaves his fears.”
Lera Auerbach, Excess of Being

“You can only master something by loving it.”
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“Realized dreams often turn into nightmares.”
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