Gabriela Montero’s visionary interpretations and unique improvisational gifts have garnered her critical acclaim and a devoted following on the world stage.
A graduate and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London, Gabriela has performed with many of the world’s leading orchestras to date, including: the Royal Liverpool, Rotterdam, Dresden, Oslo, Vienna Radio, and Netherlands Radio philharmonic orchestras; the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, Zürcher Kammerorchester, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, and Australian Chamber Orchestra; the Pittsburgh, Detroit, Houston, Atlanta, Toronto, Baltimore, Vienna, City of Birmingham, Barcelona, Lucerne, and Sydney symphony orchestras; the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada, Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn, and the Cleveland Orchestra, Scottish Ensemble, orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin, and Residentie Orkest.
“Montero’s playing had everything: crackling rhythmic brio, subtle shadings, steely power…soulful lyricism…unsentimental expressivity.” –Anthony Tommasin, The New York Times
SCHUMANN: Kinderszenen Op. 15, "Scenes from Childhood" (18’)
CHICK COREA: Selections from Children's Songs (16')
MONTERO: Scenes from Childhood – 5 compositions, entitled ‘Morning in Caracas’, ‘Wild Parrots’, ‘The Swing’, ‘Missing Home’ and ‘My Mother’s Lullaby’ (15’)
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Sonata No. 2 in b minor, Op. 61 (29’)
Amherst College Concert Office
P. O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Box Office Telephone: 413.542.2195
Email: concert (at) amherst (dot) edu
Single ticket prices:
General Public: $28
Senior Citizens (65+) and Amherst College Employees: $22
Students, with valid ID: $12