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Lauded by The New York Times as "compelling, elegant, and incisive," Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez is quickly establishing a reputation and earning praise as a versatile artist who combines "panache and poetry" (Dallas Morning News) with a "sense of grace and clarity" (The Star Ledger).

Posted: Jun-5-2011
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Brilliant young Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Martinez has been taking the classical world by storm. She has won consistent acclaim at top domestic and international venues for her brilliant technique, aesthetic sensitivity, interpretive acumen, and emotional impact.

Recorded in the Concert Hall of The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, State University of New York on a Steinway piano, Gabriela worked with multi-Grammy award-winning producer David Frost and Tim Martyn, senior audio engineer/technical director for the Boston Symphony Orchestra's Tanglewood Festival.

Offering a wide-ranging program of classics by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and Szymanowski, the recording also pays homage to two acclaimed contemporary composers Ms. Martinez has worked with - Mason Bates and Dan Visconti, whose title selection, Amplified Soul, was written for her and is heard here in its world premiere recording.

Posted: Nov-11-2016
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The interlude of the evening was a dazzling performance of Manuel de Falla’s “Nights in the Garden of Spain” by Venezuelan-born pianist Gabriella Martinez and the Rogue Valley Symphony ... It was impressive to watch Martinez, her hands swift and sure on the keys and her presence, so elegant on stage. Martinez’ performance brought the audience into the complex, cultural range of southern Spain, the piano not the dominant instrument, but offering a responsive resonance. She heard the orchestra not only with her ears, but also sensed it with her body, leaning into the music with total absorption.

— Mail Tribune (Rogue Valley, OR)
Posted: Feb-18-2018
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Posted: Dec-18-2017