(c) Shelley Mosman

‘My people are my world, so I’m compelled to use every manner of communication possible to be involved in protesting tyranny, including my own music.’

Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero’s talent for real-time improvisation has earned her many followers around the world.

As the Venezuelan political crisis continues to unfold, she speaks to Chris Gunness about how music can respond to these challenging times, and about breaking down the barriers between herself and her audiences.