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Artist/Composer in Residence 2021/22

We are pleased to present the pianist Gabriela Montero as 'Artist in Residence'. She is a pianist, improviser and composer. Gabriela Montero comes from Venezuela, is politically active and supports young artists from her home country. Surely some of you still remember her debut in Basel, when she improvised on the melody of Z'Basel an mym Rhy in the encore. Unforgotten how you, dear audience, sang this folk song to her back then. This season you can experience Gabriela Montero as a soloist in Mozart's famous C minor Piano Concerto and as a performer of her own Latin Concerto. She will also give a chamber music concert with the Belcea Quartet and a recital of works by Russian composers. Presumably not only there, she will improvise on the piano to films with Charlie Chaplin in the second part.

As 'Composer in Residence' we welcome the Hungarian composer Péter Eötvös. His Dialogue with Mozart will receive its Basel premiere at the opening of the season. He is also writing a concerto for the Swiss saxophonist Marcus Weiss, which will receive its Swiss premiere together with another work conducted by Péter Eötvös.

Hans-Georg Hofmann
Artistic Director

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Gabriela Montero

Works with Gabriela Montero will be performed at the following concerts:

Symphony Concert 'Dialoge'
Wed, 1 September 2021, 7.30 pm
Thu, 2 September 2021, 7.30 p.m.
Thu, 2 September 2021, 10 a.m., school concert
Stadtcasino Basel, music hall

Extra concert 'Culturescapes'
Sat, 25 September 2021, 7.30 p.m.
Stadtcasino Basel, music hall

2nd Promenade 'Belcea & Gabriela Montero'
Sun, 10 April 2022, 11 am
Gare du Nord

Recital 'Concert & Cinema EXTRA'
Tue, 26 April 2022, 7.30 p.m.
Stadtcasino Basel, Music Hall
An event of the 'AMG Soloist Evenings'

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Péter Eötvös

Works by Péter Eötvös will be performed at the following concerts:

Symphony concert 'Dialoge'
Wed, 1 September 2021, 7.30 pm
Thu, 2 September 2021, 7.30 p.m.
Thu, 2 September 2021, 10 a.m., school concert
Stadtcasino Basel, music hall

Extra concert 'ZeitRäume Basel'
Sun, 12 September 2021, 11 a.m.
Oekolampad

Guest at the Festival Settimane musicali di Ascona
Fri, 17 September 2021, 8.30 pm
Parish of San Francesco, Locarno

Symphony concert 'Eötvös'
Wed, 16 February 2022, 7.30 pm
Stadtcasino Basel, Music Hall