Elena DuránThe mastery and magic of Elena Durán have allowed her to conquer stages throughout Europe, the Middle East and America, continents where she has appeared with major orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Moscow Virtuosi and the Mexican National Symphony Orchestra.

She has also performed regularly for all the members of the British Royal Family, most notably for Queen Elizabeth II as well as the television broadcast of two Royal Galas from the Royal Albert Hall in London.

She frequently appears in the press and in television and radio broadcasts in different countries. In Mexico she hosted her own radio programme called "The Magic Flute" and in Great Britain she presented a successful radio series for Classic FM entitled "Music of the Americas".

Elena has an extensive list of recordings including: Delius with Eric Fenby; Bach Triple Concerto in A minor with Vladimir Spikov; two albums with the legendary jazz violinist Stephane Grappellii; in addition she plays on a best-selling single and video with Sir Paul McCartney, "Rupert and the Frog Song". Another very successful album is "Viva Elena", a collection of Mexican and South American music.

Her most recent recording is "Nostalgia for Mexico", a wonderful selection of salon music transcribed for flute and piano.

   She has published a dozen music books including the latest : "Gemstone", "Signs of the Zodiac" and "Mexican Dances for two flutes", published by Schott Music.

Elena's Mexican Calendar of Activities


Elena's thought...

The Five "P"s
Proper preparation prevents poor perfomance


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