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Lera Auerbach: Lost Paradise Regained

The Russian Lera Auerbach (1973) does not shy away from major challenges. And that is an understatement. Recently she made a big impression with her cycle Goetia 72: in umbra lucis, a setting of the names of 72 demons for … Continue reading

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‘We know exactly what the right decision is, but often choose against our intuition’ – Lera Auerbach sets 72 demons to music

In 2016, the Russian-American Lera Auerbach (1973) stunned both audience and press with her full-length cycle 72 Angels for choir and saxophone quartet. Three years later she composed a sequel, Goetia 72, dedicated to as many demons. This time the … Continue reading

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Fifty years of Raschèr Saxophone Quartet: ‘Stay upright!’

On 22 September the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary with a gala concert in Freiburg. This is a sample of their versatility, with works by such diverse composers as Bach, Xenakis and Auerbach, and with the collaboration of … Continue reading

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Holländer im Abgeordentenhaus: ‘Frauen wollen überwältigt werden’

Am 15. März stimmte ein beträchtlicher Teil der Holländer für Thierry Baudet, das Äquivalent von Grab ‘m by the pussy. Baudet meint: ‘Frauen wollen überwältigt werden’, trotzdem gewann er im Wahlkampf 2 Plätze im Abgeordnetenhaus. – Ein schwarzer Tag für die Emanzipation. Darum in … Continue reading

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Composer Lera Auerbach on 72 Angels: ‘The sounds decide’

Since the Russian-American Lera Auerbach (Chelyabinsk, 1973) made her debut in Carnegie Hall in 2002, her career has soared. She played her own Suite for piano, violin and orchestra with Gidon Kremer and his Kremerata Baltica, and performed in prestigious … Continue reading

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