Teatro de la Maestranza

Entertainment & Arts

Europe, Spain, Sevilla

The Teatro de la Maestranza is an opera house located in Seville, Spain. The theatre was conceived to be one of the main cultural venues of the Seville Expo '92 , and the first performance took place in 1991, shortly before the inauguration of the International Expo. The theatre was re-refurnished in 2005. Although the Teatro de la Maestranza is mainly devoted to opera, there are also performances of Zarzuela (Spanish operetta) and other musical performances. The resident orchestra is the Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra (ROSS). and the artistic director is Pedro Halffter. The theatre is the ROSS’ main concert venue and the home of the Choir of the Friends' Society of the Maestranza Theatre.