Hector Lopez


Hector Lopez began his musical studies in the national conservatory of music in Mexico City as cellist, with Sona Poshotian and saxophon with Joel David Katz, singing with Francisco Araiza, Irma Gonzalez. He also studied conducting in the conservatory. He received a scholarship from SIVAM International Society of Values of Mexican Art, which allowed him to work with Maestros as Renata Scotto, Enrique Patrón, Teresa Rodriguez, Nico Castel, Denise Massé, Joan Dornemann. He has sung in Mexico, USA, Spain, Italy, under the direction of such conductors as Maestros Placido Domingo, Enrique Patrón, Alfredo Silipigni, Enrique Ricci, Cristian Mandeal, Christian Badea.

In 2003 he is winner in the national singing competition CARLO MORELLI, and receives a scholarship for study in POPI (Portland Opera Performance Institute) with Tito Capobianco, Justino Diaz, Shirley Verret, Daniel Orlando, David Lofton. He studied with Dante Mazzola, Enza Ferrari, Umberto Finazzi, Marco Gandini, from the Academia alla Scala, preparing repertoire and staging. In 2004 Ludovic Spiess, famous romanian tenor, asked Mr Lopez for colaborate with the National Opera of Bucharest, and since that year he is part of the ensemble in that opera house, his european debut is with LA TRAVIATA by G. Verdi, at the same theatre. Also he colaborates with National Opera in Chisinau, Opera na Zamku in Szcecin Poland, Radio Bucharest Orchestra, Filarmonica George Enescu and others. In Bucarest He studied with Mr. Spiess and Cornel Stavru, another great Romanian tenor, many master classeswith Profesors as Viorica Cortez, Ion Piso, Ionel Pantea, Eduard Tumagian, Nelly Miricioiu, Kaludi Kaludov and others, actually his vocal teacher is Sorina Munteanu.

Most recent engagements include the part of Foresto in Attila under the baton of Keri-Lynn Wilson in La Coruña and Carlo in I Masnadieri, among others.