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Gabriela Montero

Gabriela Montero

by The Staff May 2, 2012


Celebrated Venezuelan-born pianist Gabriela Montero returns to the region Friday with a solo recital at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. We went snooping around her website to see what the program might be, but, ...

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

In the Moment

by B.A. Nilsson August 18, 2011


Pairing music by Martinu and Dvorák is a safe bet. Dvorák’s unashamed, lyrical folkishness is echoed in the sometimes more austere Martinu style—although in the case of the two works juxtaposed at the beginning of ...

Spa Little Theater

And Again

by B.A. Nilsson August 18, 2011

It makes sense, if you’ve been playing Rachmaninoff for a half an hour, that a spirit of Rachmaninoff would inform anything you make up thereafter, and pianist Gabriela Montero’s encore after performing that composer’s mighty ...

Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Musical Adventuress

by B.A. Nilsson August 3, 2011


Improvisation is a backbone of the arts. Making it up as you go along is a stalwart of theater and jazz, and it had a huge place in classical music a couple of hundred years ...

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