Gabriela Montero, born in Caracas Venezuela, Gabriela gave her first public performance at the age of five. At the age of eight she made her concerto debut in Caracas and was granted a scholarship from the Venezuelan Government to study in the USA. Gabriela Montero’s visionary interpretations and unique improvisational gifts have won her a quickly expanding audience and devoted following around the world. Today, in both recital and after performing a concerto, Gabriela often invites her audience to participate in asking for a melody for improvisations.
Ms. Montero’s engagements include acclaimed performances with the New York Philharmonic, LA Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, Cleveland Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall, and WDR Sinfonieorchestre Koln. She collaborates regularly with conductors Claudio Abbado, Gustavo Dudamel, James Gaffigan, Lorin Maazel, and Yannick Nezet-Seguin. In recital she has appeared at the festivals of Salzburg, Istanbul, Kuhr, Ravinia, and Tanglewood, as well as the Koln Philharmonie, Tonhalle Dusseldorf, Kennedy Center and Library of Congress in Washington DC, National Arts Centre Ottawa, Orchard Hall Tokyo and at the ‘Progetto Martha Argerich’ Festival in Lugano where she is invited annually.
She currently resides in Massachusetts with her two daughters.
Gabriela Montero, Caracas, Venezuela, 10 mayo de 1970, es una mujer prodigio en el piano clásico. Ha tocado como solista con algunas orquestas líderes mundiales más legendarias, incluyendo New York… Ver más sobre Gabriela Montero