"The Concert of the re:orchestra was such an uplifting experience. The communication between conductor, orchestra and audience simply rocked!"

The Malta Independent

Biography

Widely regarded by audiences and orchestras as an inspiring, thrilling and powerful musician, the Mexican-Dutch conductor Roberto Beltrán-Zavala is rapidly earning an international reputation for his impressive, electrifying performances of late romantic and twentieth-century repertoire in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Malta, Romania, Poland, Switzerland and Mexico. Recent highlights include acclaimed performances of musical cornerstones such as Mahler’s First Symphony and Das Lied von der Erde, Stravinsky’s Symphony in Three Movements, Bartók’s Miraculous Mandarin Suite, as well as important works of the twentieth century such as Varèse’s Octandre and Offrandes, Boulez’s Éclat and Messiaen’s Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum.

Roberto Beltrán-Zavala holds the position of artistic director of Rotterdam’s re:orchestra, considered by specialized media as one of Europe’s best chamber orchestras and with which he regularly visits major European concert halls, and has recently been appointed chief conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico. He is also principal conductor of the AKOM Ensemble, a contemporary music group based in the Netherlands.

Next to his commitments as Artistic director and Chief conductor, upcoming highlights in 2016 include debuts in Argentina’s Teatro Colon, Sinfónica di San Remo in Italy and Germany’s Westfalen Filharmonie.