The Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra is one of the oldest, finest and most relevant orchestral ensembles in México, with a long and rich symphonic tradition, recognized for its versatility, and groundbreaking programing. The orchestra is based in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage City of Guanajuato, México and offers two seasons per year, with 17 programs per season. Guanajuato is known as one of the cultural capitals of Latin America and home of the Festival Cervantino, the largest cultural festival in the Americas.
The Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra has served for over 15 years as the Resident Orchestra of the Festival and has worked with distinguished soloists and conductors such as Katia and Marielle Labeque, Gerhart Muench, Jorge Federico Osorio, Ramón Vargas, Eduardo Mata, Bernard Flavigny, Neeme Jarvi, Cyprien Katsarys, Enrique Diemecke, and John de Main, to name a few. As of June 2015, Mexican-Dutch conductor Roberto Beltrán-Zavala has been appointed Music director and Chief conductor.
A fascinating personality in the European music scene, Maestro Beltrán Zavala is rapidly earning international reputation as a world-class artist with impressive, electrifying performances of late romantic and 20th century repertoire