Alondra de la Parra

She was born in New York in 1980 and moved to Mexico City at the age of 2. She began his piano studies at the age of 7 and Chello at 13. She studied Composition in the Center of Investigation and Musical Studies(CIEM) of Mexico. She entered as an intern at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, where she got a bachelor’s degree in Piano and lately the master’s degree in Orchestral direction.

In 2003, she founded the Philarmonic Orchestra of the Americas in the city of New York, with the objective of promoting and spread the works of young compositors and soloists of the continent. Her social work and commitment with the youth have lead her to initiate an educational program for children of the public schools like the Bronx, in New York and Ciudad Nezahualcóyotl and Tlahuiholtepec, in Oaxaca.

In 2010, the ex-president Felipe Calderón Hinojosa granted her the Antenna award CIRT for the artistic merit. In that same year, De la Parra inaugurated the celebrations of this party in the Monument of Independence in her “Bicentenary Tour”, which she toured 6 cities of the country.

Alondra de la Parra has directed in USA the symphonic orchestras of Dallas,Houston,San Francisco,Phoenix,Columbus,San Antonio, The Orchestra of the Camera of L.A, The Nuevo Mundo Orchestra of Miami, In Canada, The Symphony of Edmonton, the Kammerakademie Potsdam and the Orchestra of the Festival Moritzburg in Germany, The Tivoli Symphony of Denmark and the Philharmonic Society Madrid-Berlín in the royal palace of Almudaina in Mallorca, Spain, besides the National Orchestra of Russia.

In Latin America, she has been in charge of the Sao Paulo Symphony in Brasil, The Philharmonic of Buenos Aires, Montevideo in Uruguay and the Juvenile Orchestra Simón Bolívar in Venezuela, where she got the most her highest award. In México, she has directed the orchestras of Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Sinaloa, Xalapa, The Symphony of México State, and the Symphonic Orchestra in the Palace of Bellas Artes.

Alondra de la Parra has won the attention of connoisseurs for her vibrant presentations putting herself as one of the most outstanding directors of her generation, she has become the cultural Ambassador of Tourism in México and has been acclaimed by Plácido Domingo, who called her “a director extraordinaire.”