Published on Apr 23, 2013
Dedicated to the 19,336 official victims of homicide in 2011, “ExPatria” is Gabriela Montero’s compositional protest at the unacceptable murder rates in Venezuela today. A further 21,000 homicides were reported in 2012. Caracas is officially the world’s most deadly capital city. This is not a political statement, but a musical portrait of the current social and human crisis, and the systemic collapse of law and order.