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November 2016 – Latest News

It’s too long since my last blog but at last I have a few minutes to catch up on life in the last few weeks… In the last week of September I was sent to Germany by the state of Puebla as their official musical representative and to give a concert in the AUDI Factory in Ingolstadt…


July 2016 – Latest News

I have just returned home from a week-long trip to the San Francisco Bay Area, where I spent the first twenty two years of my life. It was a very exciting, stimulating and at times a very emotional visit and I would like to share it with you…..


June 2016 – Latest News

June has been an especially interesting month with a several highlights provided by distinguished friends. On 5 June we enjoyed the penultimate recital in our Sala Ponce Flute Series, given by Joaquín Melo and Irina Decheva….


Performing in Support of Young People and the Environment

The month of April was made especially memorable for me by two very important concerts. The first took place on 11 April in the amazing theatre at CECUT (Centro Cultural Tijuana) and celebrated the twenty fifth anniversary of a marvellous environmental organisation…


Reaching Out to Youth

Last month, Rebecca Thompson and Mónica Saramiento of the US Embassy in Mexico City brought a group of fifteen girls to my concert in Sala Nezahualcóyotl. I enjoyed talking to them after the concert and promised to visit them in their home…


Life on the Road!

The general concept of life as a concert artist is that it must be great to swan around the world checking into beautiful hotels and dining out in restaurants – but life is seldom like that…


Elena Durán and Friends at Palacio de Bellas Artes

Every six months or so, I have had the pleasure and the honour of playing in Sala Manuel M. Ponce in the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City’s Citadel of Culture…


The Incredible Esperanza Azteca Orchestra

I was introduced to the Esperanza Azteca Orchestra of Puebla last October when I had the pleasure of playing with this amazing group of young people and their conductor Julio Saldana in La Constanza and in front of an audience consisting of members of YPO/WPO….


Reaching Out Through Music

For more than a decade now I have worked outside the concert-hall circuit under the banner of FLAUTA SIN FRONTERAS, taking music to those who most need it and who very often are not able to attend formal concerts…


Elena Durán performs at the Los Colinas Detention & Reentry Facility

As part of Elena Durán´s ongoing commitment to outreach and her belief in the power of music to foster mutual understanding, she recently performed a series of concerts in corrections institutions in California…


We are the Champions!

Elena Durán returned to the Sala Nezahualcóyotl (UNAM) on Sunday with the Edgar Ibarra Trio to give her very special performances of music by Queen and The Beatles in this year of UK IN MEXICO 2015…

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