June 28, 2021

High-carat Piano Music with Temperament

The celebrated Venezuelan pianist and composer Gabriela Montero performs a Latin Concerto with Sinfonieorchester Basel.

Sinfonieorchester Basel

Gabriela Montero, Klavier

Elim Chan, Leitung


Gabriela Lena Frank (*1972): Three Latin American Dances für Orchester (2003)

Gabriela Montero (*1970): Klavierkonzert Nr. 1, Latin Concerto (2016)

Alberto Ginastera (1916−1983): Vier Tänze aus Estancia, op. 8a (1943)

Leonard Bernstein (1918−1990): Sinfonische Tänze aus West Side Story (1957)

Shortly before our official opening, CULTURESCAPES 2021 Amazonia presents a night with dynamic Latin American dance rhythms like Samba, Tango or Mambo on September 25, 2021, 19:30. A concert bursting with energy!

Gabriela Montero, awarded with the 2018 Heidelberger Frühling music prize and artist in residence at Sinfonieorchester Basel, will perform her vivacious Piano Concerto No. 1, which she has previously played at venues like the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg and at Carnegie Hall. In addition, the orchestra will play several orchestral dance works.

Tickets at Sinfonieorchester Basel.

The full program of CULTURESCAPES 2021 Amazonia will be published on September 16, 2021.


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