Alondra de la Parra - Conductor

Alondra de la Parra
- Conductor
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Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances and her commitment to Latin American composers. She frequently works with some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras including Orchestre de Paris, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich, Swedish Radio Orchestra, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. In 2017 she began her term as Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, making her the first ever Music Director of an Australian orchestra. She holds the distinction of being the first Mexican woman to conduct in New York City and is an official Cultural Ambassador of Mexico.
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Alondra de la Parra has gained a lot of attention for her captivating and lively performances and her dedication to Latin American composers. She has conducted over 100 of the world's most renowned orchestras, including the Orchester de Paris, the London Philharmonic Or- chestra, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Bamberg Symphony, the Swedish Radio Sym- phony Orchestra, the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.

From January 2017 to November 2019 she was Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, making her the first ever female principal conductor of an Australian orchestra. She is the official cultural ambassador for Mexico, where her first album "Mi Alma Mexicana" achieved platinum status, and in March 2017 was appointed international brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz. Since July 2017, Deutsche Welle has been broadcasting “Musica Maes- tra”, a new classic format in which Alondra de la Parra appears as a protagonist and reporter in several web videos and television programs.

In the 2019/20 season she made her debuts with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra in the Musikverein, the Orchester Philharmonique du Luxembourg with Rolando Villazón, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Dresden State Orchestra for the 2019 Christmas concert in the Frauenkirche, which was broadcast by ZDF. She conducted Tchaikovsky's “Ro- meo and Juliet” with the Queensland Ballet in Brisbane, a concert at the Komische Oper Berlin with the cellist Jan Vogler and returned to the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, with whom she has worked closely for several years. In 2020 Alondra de la Parra was once again a guest at the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, at the Berlin State Opera for the revival of Yuval Sharon's production of Mozart's “Magic Flute” and at the Royal Opera House.

Her engagements in recent seasons include her subscription debut with the NHK Symphony, her debut at the Beethovenfest Bonn, her acclaimed return to Orchester de Paris, which was broadcast live by the TV channel Arte, appearances with the Verbier Festival Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and a live orchestral performance of the film "West Side Story" in the Auditorio Nacional in Mexico as well as the world premiere of the new production THAMOS at Mozart Week Salzburg, together with the Camerata Salzburg and the theater collective La Fura dels Baus around Carlus Padrissa, and her Debut at the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence.

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© Felix Broede, Óscar Turco, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich

La Orquesta Imposible: Danzón No. 2 (Video Completo)

The Silence of Sound – the new project by conductor Alondra de la Parra and clown Gabriela Muñoz

La Maestra – Documentary of Alondra de la Parra | DW Nachrichten c

Alondra de la Parra conducts PROKOFIEV Classical Symphony IV movement

Garrop: Mythology Symphony

Stacy Garrop (geb. 1969)
Mythology Symphony
CCPA Symphony Orchestra, CCPA Chamber Orchestra, Alondra de la Parra, Markand Thakar

Label: Cedille Records
LC: LC 33229
EAN: 0735131916028
Release: 13.11.2015

Enjott Schneider: Earthbound

Enjott Schneider (born 1950) Orchestral works "Erdgebunden - Earthbound".
Symphony No. 7 "Dunkelwelt Untersberg"; Naturklänge - Hommage a Sergiu Celibidache"; Herbstmilch; Die Flucht

Label: Wergo
LC: LC 00846
Release: 09.10.2015

Stravinsky: Works for Piano & Orchestra

With Alexej Gorlatch, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin & Alondra De La Parra

Label: SONY Classics
LC: LC 06868
EAN: 0888751215627
Release: 07.08.2015

Hime: Concerto para Violão e Orquestra

Hime: Concerto para Violão e Orquestra

Label: Biscoito Clássico
Release: 19.09.2011

Travieso Carmesí


Label: Columbia
LC: 02361
Distribution: (P) 2011 Sony Music Entertainment Mexico, S.A. De C.V.
EAN: 0886979776920
Release: 16.05.2011

Mi Alma Mexicana

With "Mi Alma Mexicana/My Mexican Soul", Sony Classical releases the debut CD of the young Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra with her orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas. The double CD, which she dedicates to the 200th birthday of the state of Mexico, features orchestral works by Mexican composers from two centuries.

Label: Sony Classical
LC: LC 06868
Distribution: Sony Music Entertainment
EAN: 0886977044120
Release: 30.07.2010