Agenzia Musikos M°Simone Maria Marziali Artisti Contatti e Informazioni (IT and EN)
HECTOR LOPEZ MENDOZA tenor
Seasons 2019-2020 and 2018-2019
Don Alvaro, Don Jose’, Manrico,
Otello, Macduff, Turiddu, Radames, Lenski, Alfredo, Pinkerton, Werther,
Canio, Ismaele, Calaf, Don Carlo
at the Opera Cluj-Napoca
Don Jose’ in National Theatre Prague
Pinkerton and Cavaradossi at the Puccini Festival of Torre del Lago
Calaf at the Bucarest Opera
Andrea Chenier at the Petruzzelli Theatre of Bari
Mr. Lopez began his musical studies in the National Conservatory of
Music in Mexico City where he studied cello, saxophone, conducting and
singing (with teachers Francisco Araiza, Irma Gonzalez).
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
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 was the winner in the National Singing Competition “Carlo
Morelli”, and received a scholarship to the Portland Opera Performance
Institute to study with Tito Capobianco, Justino Diaz, Shirley Verret,
Daniel Orlando, David Lofton.
At the Academia alla Scala he studied with Dante Mazzola, Enza Ferrari, Umberto Finazzi, Marco Gandini.
In 2004 Ludovic Spiess, famous Romanian tenor, asked him to collaborate
with the National Opera of Bucharest, and since that year he is part of
the ensemble of the opera house, where he made his European debut with
He also collaborates with National Opera in Chişinău (Republic of
Moldova), Opera na Zamku in Szczecin (Poland), Radio Bucharest
Orchestra, George Enescu Philharmonics and many others.
In Bucarest he studied with Mr. Spiess, and Cornel Stavru another great
Romanian tenor, many master classes with professors such as Viorica
Cortez, Ion Piso, Ionel Pantea, Eduard Tumagian, Nelly Miricioiu,
Kaludi Kaludov, Sorina Munteanu and others.