Pianist Gabriela Montero was born in Venezuela and gave her first performance to a public audience at the age of five. She played with Yo Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman and Anthony McGill at Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential inauguration. Montero has received the Bronze Medal at the Chopin Competition, two Echo Klassik Awards in 2006 and 2007, and a Grammy nomination in 2008. She participated in the 2013 Women of the World Festival in London and has spoken and performed twice at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
8 p.m. on Feb. 11 at Shannon Hall at the Wisconsin Union Theater in Madison; $25 to $46; union.wisc.edu