The Info List - Teatro De La Maestranza

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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
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.

On 16 July 1992, during a rehearsal at the Teatro de la Maestranza for a performance by the Opéra national de Paris of Verdi 's Otello , a suspended platform which formed part of the scenery collapsed onto the stage, killing a female member of the chorus and injuring a further 41 people, several of them seriously.


* ^ A B C D "Teatro de la Maestranza:Frommer\'s review". NY Times. * ^ "History of the Teatro de la Maestranza
Teatro de la Maestranza
(in Spanish)". Teatro de la Maestranza. * ^ A B "ANTECEDENTES EL PROYECTO". * ^ "Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla (in Spanish)". ROSS. Retrieved 26 August 2009. * ^ "Director Artístico". * ^ "History". Choir of the Maestranza Theatre. * ^ "El Teatro de la Bastilla de París se hace responsable del accidente de La Maestranza". El País. 18 July 1992. Retrieved 10 January 2012.