Symphony, opera, painting and poetry to be linked in unusual arts residency at Loyola
When Lera Auerbach arrives in New Orleans this week to perform a solo piano recital at Tulane University’s Dixon Hall, it will be just the beginning of possibly the most comprehensive art residency in the city's history.
Auerbach — a pianist, composer, poet and painter — will be seen with five of the city's top arts organizations during a wide-ranging, multidisciplinary residency at Loyola University.
A Russian immigrant now living primarily in New York, Auerbach performs Tuesday under the auspices of New Orleans Friends of Music. But her original works will be performed by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in mid-March and the New Orleans Opera Association...[READ MORE]