Raging reviews on Essential Music-Shostakovich

Posted on: January 2nd, 2016

Essential Music-Shostakovich, Beltrán-Zavala’s debut on BIS records has been recently released and immediately regarded as a “superb” and “world class recording”.   Read here Music Web International’s passionate review.


Beltrán-Zavala appointed chief conductor in Guanajuato Symphony

Posted on: June 25th, 2015


Roberto Beltrán-Zavala has been appointed Chief Conductor of the Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra (OSUG) in Mexico, one of the finest and most relevant orchestral ensembles in Latin America.  Maestro Beltrán-Zavala will lead the orchestra in seven programs between August and December 2015 and some sixteen programs in 2016.  Local press referred to him as “a musician with great artistic vision” (El correo de Guanajuato) and praised his debut concert as “superb and breath-taking” (Periódico AM).

More information (Spanish) here


Roberto Beltrán-Zavala signs with BIS Records

Posted on: May 23rd, 2015

Maestro Beltrán-Zavala signs with BIS Records.


With the debut album  “Essential Music-Shostakovich”, Roberto Beltrán Zavala and the re: orchestra of Rotterdam join the ranks of some of the finest classical artists such as Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Valery Gergiev, Martin Fröst, and world class orchestras such as The Royal Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Dutch Radio Philharmonic among many others.

Founded in 1973, BIS Records belongs to the most highly respected classical labels in the world, praised for the sound quality of its recordings and for the versatility and variety of its catalogue, which to date includes more than 1700 titles and is distributed in more than 46 countries. BIS records has won virtually every industry award with recordings of some of the finest conductors, soloists and orchestras in the world, among many others: Valery Gergiev, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Alan Gilbert, Christian Lindberg, Martin Frost, The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.

More information here


Appointed for AKOM ensemble 2014-2015

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014

AKOM Ensemble appoints Maestro Beltrán Zavala as principal conductor for the 2014-2015 season. Roberto will be leading the Ensemble in four programs of 20th century cornerstones as well as dozens of world premieres.  More information here