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 […]