The Teatro de la Maestranza is an opera house located in Seville, Spain.Work out when and for how long to visit Teatro de la Maestranza and other Seville attractions using our handy Seville attractions planning tool.
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 Universal Exposition. The theatre was refurbished 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.
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.
Teatro de la Maestranza Reviews
We happened to be in Seville for a performance of Donizetti's Don Pasquale. Very nice staging. Good voices. Excellent acoustics. Come as you are. Not very snobbish. After all, more operas have been... more »
Very exciting to be inside and experience the fine performing arts from all over the nation and international guest companies! とても大きな観客席から見るパフォーマンスは素晴らしいです。どこに座っても舞台が見やすい... more »
Great sound and just lovely place, food is a bit expensive
The spot for shows in Seville. Very comfortable seating, lots of space and a top quality sound system. The stage is huge although we've only visited for concerts. Wide variety of spectacles during the year.
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