Specialization: Operatic Studies, Voice, and Piano
A spinto tenor from Sonora, Mexico, Guillermo López has been hailed as one of the promising voices in Mexico and the United States. Beginning his musical journey as a pianist before college, Mr. López decided to pursue a professional singing career after the quality of his voice was discovered. He has participated as a soloist in the International Festival Alfonso Ortiz Tirado in Álamos, Mexico.
In 2014 Mr. López performed in the world premiere of the opera Ilegal Alien by the Mexican composer Alfonso Molina. He also participated in the world premiere of the opera El pajecillo de Felipe V by the Mexican composer Antonio de María y Campos in Sonora, México. He worked with the Hermosillo Opera company on the production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale as Ernesto.
In 2012 he was invited to perform Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata with the University of Arizona as an artist-in-residence. In 2011
he was selected to perform as a soloist in Beethoven’s Mass in C major with the Bowling Green Philarmonia in Ohio. Mr. López has been recipient of prizes and grants, including 3rd place in the
competition of the National Association of Teachers of Singing at the Great Lakes region and a grant given by the Mexican government of the Sonora state.
Most recently, he was selected as a soloist for the Anton Coppola’s 100 year gala and was a semifinalist on the first edition of the International Francisco Araiza Vocal Competition. He also performed Leandro in the Zarzuela La Tabernera del
puerto and Julián in La Verbena de la Paloma with Spanish Lyric Theater.
With Saint Petes Opera Mr. Lopez performed the role of Gastone in La Traviata and Parpignol in La Boheme with Opera Tampa