Q2 Music is proud to present Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra hosting Mexico at 200: A Journey Through Two Centuries of Mexican Symphonic Music. From Euro-centric waltzes to identity-seeking avant-gardists to the trend-setting composers of today, Mexico at 200 honors this year's Mexican Bicentennial by tracing the evolution of a Mexican musical identity with a cornucopia of world premiere recordings and exclusive insights from one of today's most electric young conductors and zealous ensembles, The Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas.
Recently in Mexico at 200
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
This Wednesday, Q2 Music begins its Winter Pledge Drive. In anticipation, we're revisiting some of our favorite guest-hosted shows on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday, we heard Nico Muhly's Obsessive Choral. On Tuesday, we hear Mexico at 200, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas conductor Alondra de la Parra's look at the birth and progression of Mexican orchestral music.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
As part of Mexico at 200, Q2's exploration of the past two centuries of Mexican symphonic music, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas conductor and New York native Alondra de la Parra examines the birth of contemporary Mexican music by presenting those living composers who have already sewn their distinctive styles into the fabric of Mexican culture.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Mexico at 200, Q2's survey of Mexican symphonic music of the past 200 years, continues with Modernism and the Avant-Garde, hosted by Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas conductor and New York native Alondra de la Parra. Listen as Alondra presents the iconic composers active in the early 20th century who are now regarded as responsible for the emergence of Mexican modernism.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
For the first show of Mexico at 200, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas conductor and New York native, Alondra de la Parra examines Mexican music from the late 1700s through early 1900s, and traces how Euro-centric Mexican composers began to exoticize their sound through local new-world character.