Alondra de la Parra has gained widespread attention for her spellbinding and vibrant performances and her commitment to Latin American composers. She is an official Cultural Ambassador of Mexico and frequently works with some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras including Orchestre de Paris, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich. 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.
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 and a live orchestral performance of the film ›West Side Story‹ at Mexico’s Auditorio Nacional.
In the 2018/19 season, Alondra de la Parra is returning to the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and to the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. A highlight of 2019 are 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.