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Jorge López Yáñez
Jorge López-Yáñez is an internationally known tenor. He was born in Mexico, is a graduate of the University of Zacatecas in Mexico, and studied music and voice at California State University, Northridge and at the University of Southern California. His teachers included Curt Allen, Jack Metz, and Jane Westbrook. He was as a finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions in 1986 and as well as first-prize winner of the Loren Zachary Competition.
Mr. Lopez Yanez has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Pittsburgh, Austin, Atlanta, and Edmonton, Canadian Operas, and Opera de Quebec. He has performed on the stages of the leading opera houses in South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
He has appeared with Monte-Carlo Opera as Ramiro in La Cenerentola, Valladolid, Spain as Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Jalapa, Mexico and in the U.S.A. for the Atlanta Opera as Edgardo, San Juan, Puerto Rico as Romeo, Opera Australia as Alfredo in La Traviata and as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, in Tokyo, Japan as Carlo in Linda di Chamounix, Australian Opera as Rodolfo, the Cincinnati Opera as Almaviva in il Barbiere di Siviglia, Hawaii Opera and the Opera de Puerto Rico as the Duke in Rigoletto, San Antonio Opera as Rodolfo, and the Florentine Opera as Macduff in Macbeth. He has been included in the Florentine Opera as Macduff in Macbeth, Teatro de la Opera in San Juan, Puerto Rico as the Duke of Mantua, and the Lyric Opera of San Antonio as Rodolfo.
He has been included on Ermione, release on video by NVC Arts andrecordings of Hamlet released by Sernissima, an album of Mexican Mariachi Music.