Musica Maestra
Season 2
15 Web-clips for Social Media & 4 TV shows
Presenter: Alondra de la Parra
Producers BFMI: Katharina Weigert & Bernhard Fleischer
Producers DW: Reiner Schild | Martin Roddewig
Executive Producer: Rolf Rische
© 2018, a BFMI production for Deutsche Welle
Musica Maestra is back! Alondra de la Parra, renowned conductor from Mexico, invites viewers behind the scenes of the music world as she speaks with distinguished musicians from around the world. A conductor on the road: on stage, backstage and during her free time. Alondra de la Parra is both reporter and protagonist in DW's series "Musica Maestra".

She appears in 15 web-videos and four television shows. The web-videos are published on DW's English and Spanish Facebook pages, DW Culture and DW Español. The project was broadcast on DW's television programs, both in English and Spanish.


 Meeting Rodrigo de la Cadena
In the first episode of the new season, Alondra de la Parra meets one of her favorite musicians – Mexican singer Rodrigo de la Cadena.

 Singing Session with Rodrigo de la Cadena
World premiere at Musica Maestra - Alondra de la Parra and Rodrigo de la Cadena sing in close harmony!

 Lousy cook, superb musician!
Musica Maestra reveals the secret of Mozart's famous Clarinet Concerto - Alondra de la Parra talks with Italian clarinet virtuoso Alessandro Carbonare!

 A View from the Podium
At a concert in Nagayo, Japan, Alondra de la Parra and Italian clarinetist Alessandro Carbonare are planning a surprise for their audience!

 They Got Rhythm!
At the Kissinger Sommer classical music festival, Alondra de la Parra and British star pianist Ben Grosvenor share their love for the music of George Gershwin.

 Musica Maestra meets Benjamin Grosvenor
Reading books or watching flics? What is a star pianist like Benjamin Grosvenor doing when he is not playing the piano? Alondra de la Parra finds out - backstage at the Kissinger Sommer music festival!

 A Trip Down Memory Lane
Alondra de la Parra opens her private video archive! Find out how the late Venezuelan Maestro José Antonio Abreu changed her life forever.

 How to become a Musica Maestra
Alondra de la Parra shares some memories from the past. See her private archive with files and tapes she has kept for years!

 Alondra de la Parra visits the Camerata Salzburg
In the Austrian city of Salzburg Musica Maestra Alondra de la Parra meets the great musicians of the Camerata Salzburg!

 An instrument from ancient times
Iin Brisbane, Musica Maestra Alondra de la Parra and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra perform together with Australian didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton!

 Igudesman & Joo compose new music for Alondra
Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo play new intro music for Alondra de la Parra’s Musica Maestra TV show!

 The Sound of the Didgeridoo
Believe it or not: A didgeridoo and a symphony orchestra go together well - just listen to Musica Maestra Alondra de la Parra and Australian didgeridoo virtuoso William Barton!

 Musica Mastra in Salzburg
Ludwig van Beethoven's famous Triple Concerto in three minutes! Alondra de la Parra conducts the Camerata Salzburg and three great soloists: Alexander Rudin, Gregory Ahss and Alexander Melnikov.

 Magical Moments with Musica Maestra
Latin American music summit in Berlin: Mexican conductor @Alondra de la Parra and Peruvian tenor @Juan Diego Flórez perform together at the Opus Klassik award ceremony.