Alondra de la Parra

Conductor

Biography

A natural communicator with a charismatic personality, conductor Alondra de la Parra’s compelling musical insight continues to attract international attention throughout the world.

This season she returns to Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen and London Philharmonic Orchestra and makes her debut with Staatsorchester Stuttgart.  On the stage, she returns to Deutsche Oper to conduct Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty with Staatsballett-Berlin in a new choreography by Marcia Haydée.

Other engagements in 2020/21 include a tour with the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino with Khatia Buniatishvili, her debut with Museumsorchester Frankfurt, a series of concerts celebrating Piazzolla’s 100th anniversary, a concert with Rolando Villazón and Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and a New Year’s concert with Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and Simone Rubino at the Alte Oper, Frankfurt.  With tenor Julian Prégardien, her concerts include Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with Danish National Symphony, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi and Hannover Staatstheater. 

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Reviews

“Alondra de la Parra was a superb stage director without ‘sitting down’ on the orchestra… that gave the Thursday concert in the Concert Hall an absolutely terrific ending.” [translated from Danish]

Dagbladet Information

“Alondra de la Parra is one of the many younger female conductors who are well on their way to conquering the conductor’s podiums in the world of classical music…character and colour came into her work with DR’s large orchestra” [translated from Danish]

Thomas Michelsen

Politiken

“’There’s no doubt that with Alondra de la Parra, classical music has arrived into the XXI Century,’ proclaimed France’s Le Monde newspaper after a triumphant appearance on a Parisian concert stage.

“Year by year, Alondra has become more in demand as a guest conductor, resulting in performances with over 100 of the world’s most notable symphony orchestras and invitations to serve as the artistic director of symphonies in Mexico and Australia. Recently, she has expanded her career horizon by adding conducting ballet and opera productions to her portfolio.”

Latina Style Magazine

“In the most exciting QSO concert in memory, resident music director Alondra de la Parra conducted a never-to-be-forgotten performance that was bursting at the seams with vitality, giving the smiling players a white-knuckle ride that looked as enjoyable as it was terrifying.”

The Weekend Australian

“Ravel was the standout and grew stronger as its journey progressed. Suite 2’s Lever du jour, Daybreak, glowed, De La Parra achieving a gloriously sumptuous, sonic realm. An enjoyable concert.”

Limelight Magazine

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