Musica Maestra goes Japan: During a rehearsal at the Ishikawa Ongakudo Concert Hall in Kanazawa, Alondra de la Parra finds a fun way to explain the musicians the difference between the woodwinds and the brass instruments.
Can you hear that? It's the sound of DW Classical Music, Deutsche Welle's newest YouTube Channel. From behind-the-scenes encounters to captivating concerts, it offers both fans and newbies fresh insight into the genre.
A new documentary on DW follows the charismatic young Mexican maestra over 14 months as she conducts on three continents. As she tells DW, the sheer fact that she is a female conductor is still fascinating to many.
Why do thousands of people in Japan sing "Ode to Joy" every year? And with what words did Beethoven say farewell on his deathbed? Even Beethoven experts may raise an eyebrow at some of these fun facts.
"La Maestra: Alondra de la Parra" provides a dynamic and personal portrait of a Mexican maestra in the midst of a career upswing. Her kinetic energy and charisma seem like a force of nature.
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