How to play Grieg's Piano Concerto, by Gabriela Montero

1 July 2015, 09:31

We sat down with superstar pianist Gabriela Montero before she performed Grieg's majestic piano concerto at Classic FM Live in Cardiff, and she showed us how it's done.

It's one of the hardest pieces in the piano repertoire. So just how do you go about performing Grieg's awesome piano concerto?

Happily, we know just the person to shed some light on the matter. Just before she went on stage to perform the masterpiece at Classic FM Live in Cardiff, we asked Gabriela Montero to talk us through some of the challenges of the piece.

Gabriela Montero backstage at Classic FM Live

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