Guest of the Opera
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, 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 Justino Diaz or Shirley Verret. 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. 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.