Next week Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero will be the featured guest soloist with The Hague’s Residentie Orkest, performing Rachmaninoff’s spectacular Second Piano Concerto in a musical program that spotlights Russian Romanticism. The concerts pair Rachmaninoff's concerto with Rimsky-Korsakov’s Orientalist symphonic suite Scheherazade. The performances are led by Maestro Christian Vasquez and take place April 26 and 28.
On April 21 Gabriela Montero returns to the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden as the featured guest artist for Brahms-Tage, a festival dedicated to the music of the German Romantic composer. For her return to the idyllic German spa town, Gabriela presents a recital that features Brahms's Intermezzi and Schumann’s Fantasy in C Major. Gabriela’s signature compositions in real time were received enthusiastically at her Baden-Baden appearance last season; and for her performance this April, the Venezuelan pianist once again devotes part of her program to creating these unique musical works. Purchase tickets and learn more here.
On Monday, April 15, Gabriela Montero makes her debut as guest soloist with the world-renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra, performing Beethoven's final Piano Concerto, "Emperor." The concert, led by Brazilian-born conductor Marcelo Lehninger, spotlights the music of Beethoven and also includes a performance of the German composer's inescapably exhilarating Symphony No. 5.