The popular Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra presents a completely new work for percussion and symphony orchestra. The music has been composed by Li-Ying Wu, born in Taiwan and a long-time resident in Denmark. At the centre are the Danish National Symphony Orchestra’s two solo percussionists, Gert Sørensen and Jakob Weber, with their vast arrays of instruments.
Two of the masterpieces of French music are also on the programme: Debussy’s dreamy orchestral piece La Mer describes the beautiful and power of the sea, lifting one up on great musical waves. And in Ravel’s ballet music Daphnis and Chloé one is caressed by some of the most beautiful orchestral sounds ever composed. The conductor Alondra de la Parra is extremely popular with the musicians of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, ever since she conducted the orchestra for the first time during the previous season. She has an infectious energy when on stage and makes the classical music highly present and also gives intensity to the new works she is deeply involved in. It is never dull when Alondra de la Parra gives a concert!