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The new music director of Olympia Symphony Orchestra? Alexandra Arrieche
“There’s a certain electricity when Alex walks into the room — an excitement and electricity that we’re looking forward to harnessing ourselves to,”
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL Premiere of "The Conductor"
Alexandra Arrieche Conducts exclusivepre-screening performance of a score from the The Conductor. Documentary about Marin Alsop directed by Bernadette Wegenstein.
Rock Star Conductor
CHIC COMPASS MAGAZINE
"How did the São Paulo native become a conductor? She started composing music when she was 11 years old and studied piano. She wrote her first orchestral work at 16, and to perform it with her assemblage of teenage musicians, she needed a conductor, so she stepped up and grabbed the baton herself." ...
By Kendall Hardin (Las Vegas, NV)
the conductor: Film Fest Gent unveils program 2021 edition
"Yet Marin Alsop shattered the glass ceiling. One of her students, Alexandra Arrieche, now leads the Antwerp Philharmonic Orchestra during the Night of the Proms concert series. The Conductor is a wonderfully uplifting film. And another one that turns anger into movie fun"
10 years in, Peabody-BSO Conducting Fellowship
Global dance party with the Chicago Sinfonietta
"Now be a man! Be Shostakovich!"
In an interview with Stephan Bodewig, she gives a comprehensive insight into her career: The beginning as a teenager with the baton, your rise as a conductor under Marin Alsop, your excursion with Kurt Masur and the Entry at the Night of the Proms. Which music and which rock / pop concerts does Alexandra Arrieche prefer?
ASO skillfully navigates disparate pieces
THE ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION
Alexandra Arrieche makes a stunning debut with Sarasota
An orchestra you need to know
"Metamorphosen got a burnished, taut performance, and one that excited deep resonances. At times I found myself on the verge of tears and rapture simultaneously. Clearly, much of the credit has to go to Ms. Arrieche’s close communication with her players and her ideal tempos: Slow enough to breathe, fast enough to quicken the listener’s pulse."
Mike Greenberg (San Antonio, TX)
"(...) Arrieche is an impressive musician with formidable conducting technique.
She radiates energy that is contained and focused and surely has a bright future ahead of her."
Germany premiere of NOTP inspires Mannheim
At the first show on German soil, the "Night of the Proms" in front of 7500 spectators in the Mannheim SAP Arena inspires not only with legends of the music scene such as Alan Parsons, the Hooters or John Miles, but also with an excellent orchestra under the conductor Alexandra Arrieche is in top form.
Firmly in woman's hands
NOTP ignites musical fireworks in Mannheim