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 and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich. 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‹. Since July 2017, Deutsche Welle broadcasts ›Musica Maestra‹, a new classical format featuring Alondra de la Parra as both protagonist and reporter.
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 Frauenkirche Dresden, broadcast by the German TV channel ZDF. She conducts 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.
Highlights of recent seasons include the world premiere of the new production T.H.A.M.O.S at Mozartwoche Salzburg, 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.