12 December 2016

Alondra de la Parra and the RSB at the Konzerthaus

  Setting a Fast Pace The Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester performed de Falla, Ravel and Stravinsky under the baton of the Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra at the Konzerthaus. By BENEDIKT VON BERNSTORFF   Adorno once wrote nastily of the “refractoriness” of orchestra musicians and the “delight they take in sabotage”. Both these may have contributed to the fact that female conductors have had such a hard time in the classical music world for so long: at any time, the orchestra collective can use its very own means to prove that things just don’t work out when certain people take to the podium. Fortunately, these times are now obviously past. At the...
29 October 2015

Alondra de la Parra: the New Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra

The Queensland Symphony Orchestra today announced the appointment of acclaimed director Alondra de la Parra as its Music Director after a two year global search. This is the first appointment of a Music Director by any Australian orchestra. “The appointment of Alondra de la Parra is a turning point for the Queensland Symphony. We have aligned ourselves with the great orchestras of the world, and with the appointment of our first Music Director we have secured a musical leader who could choose to work with any orchestra around the world,” commented Sophie Galaise, CEO of QSO. Just announced – QSO’s & Australia’s first Music Director, the acclaimed Conductor @alondradlp! Details...
13 February 2015

2nd edition of the Orchestral Conducting Course

2nd edition of the Orchestral Conducting Course taught by the teacher Kenneth Kiesler assisted by the teacher Alondra de la Parra at the National Conservatory of Music with the participation of the School Orchestra Carlos Chavez.
27 January 2015


Success has never been a factor in my vision, on the contrary, I’m always thinking continue to grow, be best yesterday, advancing this. I want to fight my own weaknesses and demons, face them. Read Article
28 August 2014

Vívelo Hoy

I’m very excited to return to Roosevelt University in Chicago to work with the school and students in this ambitious project. It is a monumental work in which each of its movements tells a mythological story. Read Article
01 September 2013

Spanish Vogue

When it comes to a symphonic musician is not exactly measure success… Read Article
12 July 2013


Interprétation irrésistibles.. Amazone Mexicaine. Alondra de la Parra et l’Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse. Halle aux grains, le 7 mai. Il faut rendre à César… C’est à l’Orchetre de paris qu’on doit les débuts français très remarqués, les 17 et 18 avril derniers, de la jeune chef mexicaine Alondra de la Parra, trente-deux ans, qui ont mis en émoi la presse de son pays… Read Review (French) Read Review
08 May 2013

La Dépêche

May 8th, 2013. Un Boléro Irresistible. Toulouse, France. by Anne – Marie Chouchan. À la tête de l’Orchestre du Capitole, la jeune chef d’orchestre Alondra de la Parra a enflammé hier soir le public de la Halle aux Grains. Le public de la Halle aux Grains se souviendra longtemps de ce «Boléro» de Ravel, porté par l’énergie d’une jeune femme à la fine silhouette élégante et au tempérament de feu. Read Review Read Review (French)
01 May 2013

Le Monde

Abril 21, 2013. Marie-Aude Roux. Une écuyère mexicaine met le feu à l’Orchestre de Paris Nul doute qu’avec Alondra de la Parra la musique classique est passée au XXI siècle Read Review (French)
29 January 2013

The Süddeutsche Zeitung

Weil Mozart mehr auf Effekt als auf Satzarbeit setzt, was sich etwa an den schlichten Durchführungen zeigt, meißelte die Dirigentin mit Feuer Klangskulpturen durch viel gestische Energie Read Review
06 November 2012 Vancouver

Conductor Alondra de la Parra makes a strong local debut with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra By Alexander Varty November 5, 2012, Vancouver. A young conductor who can animate Mozart’s corpse, find fresh beauty in a late-Romantic classic, and navigate the complexities of postmodern composition? De la Parra won a roomful of fans with her Vancouver debut, and we’re all now anticipating her return. Read Review
11 September 2012

Music Review: Stowe Festival opens with exciting classics

By Jim Lowe Rutland Herald. Stowe, Vermont. August 25th, 2012 Thursday’s opening concert of the Music Festival of the Americas at Stowe featured a bravura performance of the Grieg Piano Concerto, but it was in Dvorak’s Eighth Symphony that Music Director Alondra de la Parra and the orchestra proved their mettle Read Review
18 February 2012

Quad City Times, February 2012

QCSO guest conductor called a ‘rockstar’ of the classical world De la Parra, who will be a guest conductor next weekend with the Quad-City Symphony Orchestra in its Valentine’s weekend concerts, was chosen one of “40 Under Forty – New York’s Rising Stars” by Crain’s New York Business; one of six Young Artists on the Rise by Symphony magazine and was called one of the Young Rockstars of the Conducting World by The Daily Beast website Read Review
18 February 2012

San Francisco Classical Voice

Music Review: Alondra de la Parra: A Swan for a Song By Steve Osborn, November 2011 Here de la Parra showed off her elegant, swanlike arm motions, and the orchestra responded in kind.. Read Review
Moncayo: Huapango // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  1. Moncayo: Huapango // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  2. Campa: Melodía For Violin And Orchestra, Op. 1 // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  3. Castro: Intermezzo De Atzimba // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  4. Huizar: Imágenes // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  5. Ponce: Concierto Del Sur For Guitar And Orchestra – I. Allegretto // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  6. Ponce: Concierto Del Sur For Guitar And Orchestra – II. Andante // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  7. Ponce: Concierto Del Sur For Guitar And Orchestra – III. Allegro Moderato E Festivo // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  8. Rosas: Sobre Las Olas // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  9. Márquez: Danzón No. 2 // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana
  10. Revueltas: Sensemayá // Alondra de la Parra - Mi alma Mexicana