We are thrilled to reveal that Lera Auerbach - celebrated conductor, pianist, composer, poet, and visual artist – is our guest on our 4th podcast episode.
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Lera joins us to explore her perspective of the Arctic Ocean through the power of art, music, and storytelling. She is in a unique position to do so: her award-winning Symphony No.4 “ARCTICA” is a boldly imaginative piece, commissioned by NSO, The Oslo Philharmonic, and National Geographic and in collaboration with renowned Nat Geo explorer-in-residence Dr Enric Sala.
From her childhood in Russia to encounters in Greenland, listen as Lera takes us on the life-long and life-changing journey that led to this extraordinary work. ARCTICA has given Lera an emotional connection to our polar regions and their beauty. Through the power of music, she invites her audience accompany her on this journey.
Lera’s website: https://leraauerbach.com/
More on the making of ARCTICA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7nOif_u7wg