Gabriela Montero's March appearances continue with performances in the United Kingdom and Italy. Following her March 5 recital of works by Robert and Clara Schumann at London's Southbank Centre, she heads to Birmingham to guest with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and conductor Michael Seal on March 6. With them, she performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2.
Gabriela is then heard in recital in both Aosta and Rome, Italy, on March 9 and 11, respectively. For both evenings, she offers a recital program of Brahms's Four Piano Pieces, Schumann's Fantasy for Piano in C Major, and her signature improvisations based on audience suggestions. For more information on Gabriela's schedule, click here.
After touring Brahms with the NDR Radiophilharmonie, Gabriela Montero returns to the recital stage for a pair of performances in Serbia and the United Kingdom on March 3 and 5. Appearing first at the Kolarac Hall in Belgrade followed by London’s famed Southbank Centre. Both programs will see the Venezuelan pianist perform Clara Schumann’s Piano Sonata in G Minor, followed by her husband Robert Schumann’s Fantasie for Piano in C Minor. Both concerts will also be concluded with Gabriela’s signature improvisations based on themes suggested by the audience.
Starting February 13, Gabriela Montero embarks on a four-city German tour with the NDR Radiophilharmonie. The Venezuelan pianist joins conductor Eivind Gullberg Jensen and his orchestra for Brahms’s towering Piano Concerto No. 1.
Gabriela and the NDR Radiophilharmonie are first heard in Hannover on February 13, followed by Leer on February 14, Braunschweig on February 15, and Osnabrück on February 17. The concert program also includes Grieg’s Lyric Suite for Orchestra and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 7.
This Friday, Gabriela can be heard with Jaime Martín and the Gävle Symphony Orchestra in Sweden. She joins the orchestra for Brahms’s expressive and passionate Piano Concerto No. 1, a work that she will play extensively this month while on tour with the NDR Radiophilharmonie.
The program pairs the Brahms concerto with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture No. 3 as well as Franz Berwald’s Symphony No. 3 in C major, “Sinfonie Singulière.”