Poster Gabriela Montero
Pianist and composer Gabriela Montero is a featured artist in this week's episode of 'Extra Eclectic.'
Anders Brogaard
Extra Eclectic

A South American showcase

Extra Eclectic - October 4, 2023

As our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues, this edition of Extra Eclectic showcases contemporary classical works from South America. We hear Venezuelan composer Gabriela Montero's Piano Concerto No. 1 (featuring Montero as soloist), as well as works by Argentine composer Osvaldo Golijov, Brazilian composer Marcelo Zarvos and Gabriela Lena Frank, whose Peruvian heritage informs many of her pieces. Listen now with guest host Bonnie North.

Episode Playlist

Atlas-Pumas: 3rd movement
Gabriela Ortiz
Ortiz: Aroma foliando
Shalini Vijayan, violin
4:34

Um Dia Bom (A Good Day): Plim (Feather)
Osvaldo Golijov
The Wanderer
Brooklyn Rider
6:47

Piano Concerto No. 1 "Latin Concerto"
Gabriela Montero
Montero & Ravel: Piano Concertos
Orchestra of the Americas
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Gabriela Montero, piano
29:52

Hilos (Threads): Charanguista Viejo
Gabriela Lena Frank
Frank: Hilos
ALIAS Chamber Ensemble
3:43

Nepomuk's Dances: Memory
Marcelo Zarvos
Light
Ethel
6:01

Inflection Point
Margaret Hermant/Neil Leiter/Gary De Cart
The See Within
Echo Collective
4:31

Perspective: Duality
Jlin
Perspectives: Danny Elfman, Philip Glass, Jlin, Flutronix, Third Coast Percussion
Third Coast Percussion
5:56

A Prayer to the Dynamo
Johann Johannsson
Jóhann Jóhannsson A Prayer to the Dynamo
Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Bjarnason, conductor
39:04

Mariuljod
Maria Huld Markan Sigfusdottir
Kom vinur
Schola Cantorum Reykjavik
Hordur Askelsson, conductor
3:53

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