Great Performances

Interview with Lera Auerbach

Clip | 4m 28s

Meet Lera Auerbach, the composer of the original score for San Francisco Ballet's The Little Mermaid, and find out how she approached scoring this contemporary classic ballet. The Little Mermaid from San Francisco Ballet airs on Great Performances Friday, December 16, 2011 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.

Aired: 12/15/11

Rating: NR

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