„There’s no doubt that with Alondra de la Parra, classical music has arrived
into the XXI Century“
Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances and her commitment to Latin American composers. She has conducted over 100 of the world’s most prestigious orchestras including Orchestre de Paris, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Bamberg Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
From January 2017 until November 2019, she was Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, making her the first ever Music Director of an Australian orchestra. She is an official Cultural Ambassador of Mexico, where she saw platinum-level sales of her first album “Mi Alma Mexicana” and, in March 2017, was named international brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz. Since July 2017, Deutsche Welle broadcasts ‘Musica Maestra’, a new classical format featuring Alondra de la Parra as both protagonist and reporter in a series of several web videos and television shows.
In the 2019/20 season, she celebrates debuts with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra at Musikverein, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg with Rolando Villazón, Frankfurt Radio Symphony and Staatskapelle Dresden for the 2019 Christmas Concert at Semperoper, broadcast by the German TV channel ZDF.
She conducts Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet with Queensland Ballet in Brisbane, a concert at Komische Oper Berlin with cellist Jan Vogler and returns to the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, which she has been working closely with for several years.
Alondra de la Parra also returns to Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, to Staatsoper Berlin for the resumption of Yuval Sharon’s production of Mozart’s Zauberflöte and to Royal Opera House in June 2020.
Engagements of the last seasons include her subscription debut with the NHK Symphony, her debut at Beethovenfest Bonn, her celebrated return to Orchestre de Paris which was broadcasted live by German-French TV channel Arte, appearances with the Verbier Festival Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and a live orchestral performance of the film West Side Storyat Mexico’s Auditorio Nacional as well as the world premiere of the new production T.H.A.M.O.S at Mozartwoche Salzburg, together with Camerata Salzburg and the theatre collective La Fura dels Baus around Carlus Padrissa, and her debut at the Festival de Pâques in Aix-en-Provence.
Alondra de la Parra is represented worldwide by Tanja Dorn at Dorn Music.
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