Royal Symphonic Orchestra of Seville
The Royal Symphonic Orchestra of Seville, supported by the Government of South of Spain and the City Hall of Seville, made its debut in 1991 and has become a reference in Andalusia and Spain, having achieved a prominent position in the national and international symphonic panorama. In 1995 the King Juan Carlos I granted it with the Royal rank.
Pedro Halffter is it’s the current Artistic Director and previously Vjekoslav Šutej (from its creation to 1996), Klaus Weise (1997 to 2000) and Alain Lombard (2001 to 2003).
The symphonic activity is focused on Spanish music- pieces by De Falla, Albeniz, Turina, Castillo, Zarzuela, etc., recovering works not usually performed such as original film soundtracks, as well as traditional, contemporary and opera repertoire. The orchestra participates in institutional events, in addition to national and international tours, radio and television recordings, especially with composers’ music based in Andalusia or linked to the area with traditional and popular character.