Mexican-American tenor JJ Lopez made his Walt Disney Concert Hall solo debut in Handel’s Messiah in 2017, and he was recently the soloist for the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s season opening concert of Bruckner’s Mass in F Minor. He is a principal artist with the LA Opera education program and had his LA Opera main stage debut in El Gato Montés starring Plácido Domingo. Most recently, Mr. Lopez was praised by Opera News for his performance of Rodolofo in Pacific Opera Project’s La Bohème.
Mr. Lopez was the Festival Artist for the Taos Opera Institute as well as the Utah Opera Music Festival, with roles including Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Alfredo in La Traviata, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Foresto in Attila, Ferrando in Così Fan Tutte, Franz and Spalazani in Les Contes d'Hoffman, Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos, and Le Doyen de la Faculté in Cendrillon. He was a District winner and a Regional finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition.
Mr. Lopez holds both bachelor of music and master of music degrees from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music.