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Videos

as composer and performer

Two Vortices and a Ghost

Vortex 1, First movement of Two Vortices and a Ghost, by Ricardo Gallardo.

 

US premiere of Two Vortices and a Ghost First movement Vortex 1, by Ricardo Gallardo, for piano and percussion quartet. Tambuco Percussion Ensemble Ana Gabriela Fernández, piano Live performance at Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC 2019)

A Ghost, Second movement of Two Vortices and a Ghost, by Ricardo Gallardo. Performed by Ana Gabriela Fernández, piano, and Tambuco Percussion Ensemble. Recorded live at PASIC 2019, Indianapolis, Indiana

Vortex 2, Third movement of Two Vortices and a Ghost, by Ricardo Gallardo.

US premiere of Two Vortices and a Ghost Third movement Vortex 2, by Ricardo Gallardo, for piano and percussion quartet. Tambuco Percussion Ensemble Ana Gabriela Fernández, piano Live performance at Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC 2019)

Café Jegog

Café Jegog, for gamelan jegog and percussion quartet, by Ricardo Gallardo, this piece features the powerful sonority of the gamelan jegog, a Balinese orchestra of instruments made with bamboo rods of different sizes. Tambuco Percussion Ensemble Gamelan Sekar Sakura Recorded live at the Nagakute Cultural Center, Japan.

Café Jegog (rehearsal)

Café Jegog (performance)

Héctor Infanzón's
Vibraphone Concerto

Ricardo Gallardo performs vibraphone as soloist the world premiere of Héctor Infanzón's Vibraphone Concerto

Recording session of Héctor Infanzón's Vibraphone Concerto 

Ricardo Gallardo solo vibraphone. Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra

Four Blooming Violets

World premiere of Four Blooming Violets, for viola quartet, by Ricardo Gallardo.  Frida Siegrist, viola 1; Jacinta Balbontín, viola 2; Jonathan Frei, viola 3;  Guillermo Luna, viola 4; Four Blooming Violets was commissioned by Diemut Poppen and premiered at Violafest. Zurich, Zwitzerland, October 7, 2021

Bamboo Song

Bamboo Song, for marimba ensemble and female choir Performed by the International Marimba Orchestra, conducted by Ricardo Gallardo Percussive Arts Society International Convention November 11, 2021. Indianapolis, Indiana. Video used with permission from the Percussive Arts Society (PAS).

Study for the Left Hand

Ricardo Gallardo performs

Study for the left hand, by Bartók, Béla, transcribed for marimba by Ricardo Gallardo

La Rêveuse

Excerpt of  La Rêveuse, by Marin Marais, transcribed for marimba by Ricardo Gallardo

Mbira Music

Ricardo Gallardo performs on a traditional mbira from the Shona People (Zimbabwe).

Pe-Loc

Ricardo Gallardo performs Pe-Loc, by Béla Bartók, played on Hungarian citera

Ricardo Gallardo Performs Les Barricades Mystérieuses, by François Couperin

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