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MADRID SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Madrid Symphony Orchestra

The Madrid Symphony Orchestra was revived in 1981 as the result of an agreement with the Spanish Ministry for Cultural Affairs, when it became the resident orchestra of La Zarzuela National Opera House and a self-governing body. This heralded a new era in Spanish orchestral life, with the orchestra able to pioneer modern criteria in staff training, management and organization. There is no resident conductor, artistic matters being handled instead by a committee chosen from and by the players. Administration is in the hands of officials also elected by the orchestra. The Madrid Symphony Orchestra is involved in a varied musical repertoire, exploring both the past and the contemporary. It is in direct line of descent from the legendary orchestra founded in 1904 under the orders of Cordelás and directed for 34 years by Enrique Fernández Arbós, and is sometimes still popularly referred to as the "Orquesta Arbós".


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Role: Orchestra 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
ABRIL: Piano Concerto / Hemeroscopium / 3 Sonatas for Orchestra Marco Polo
8.223849
Orchestral, Concertos, Orchestral
ALBENIZ, I.: Merlin (Teatro Real, 2003) (NTSC) Opus Arte
OA0888D
Opera DVD
ALBENIZ, I.: Merlin (Teatro Real, 2003) (PAL) Opus Arte
OA0887D
Opera DVD
HALFFTER: Prelude for Madrid '92 / Daliniana Marco Polo
8.225032
Orchestral, Choral - Sacred
JOSE CARRERAS COLLECTION (Int'l Edition) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik
101415
Classical Concert
JOSE CARRERAS COLLECTION: Grande Notte a Verona (La) (1988) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik
101403
Classical Concert
MONTSALVATGE: Concierto Breve / RODRIGO: Zarabanda Marco Polo
8.223753
Orchestral





 
 
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