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My Mexican Soul

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Alondra de la Parra
Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas

Release Date: 27 August 2010


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Biography

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, Tonhalle-Orchester, 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. In 2017, Alondra de la Parra was named International Brand Ambassador for Mercedes-Benz. Also, in 2017 Deutsche Welle created “Musica Maestra”, a new classical format hosted by Alondra de la Parra where she shares her musical experiences with the audience in 26 web videos. In the 2017/18 season she returns to Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, San Francisco Symphony, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich and for a production of “The Winter’s Tale” at the Royal Opera House London as well as a tour with Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Highlights of the last seasons include her debut with Bamberger Symphoniker, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, as well as her subscription debut with the NHK Symphony, her debut at Beethovenfest Bonn, concerts with BBC Philharmonic, her celebrated return to Orchestre de Paris which was broadcast live by German-French TV channel Arte, appearances with the Verbier Festival Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Orchestre Symphonique de Québec and a live orchestral performance of the film West Side Story at Mexico’s Auditorio Nacional.

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