Gabriela Montero

Original airdate 
Nov 18, 2011

Pianist and improviser extraordinaire Gabriela Montero returns to Heinz Hall in Prokofiev's Piano Concerto #3 with guest conductor Christoph K├Ânig. She talks about the challenges of Prokofiev's music, the art of improvisation, and her own first concerto, titled "Ex Patria," written as a reaction against the leadership of Hugo Chavez in her native Venezuela. Gabriela also talks about meeting and then concertizing with her boyfriend, a singer.

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