His recent successes singing Bach’s Matthäus Passion at Vienna Musikverein, Beethoven’s Ninth at Vienna Hofburg, Brahms’ Ein Deustches Requiem in Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts and Festival Casals de Puerto Rico, or with the performance of the main role of El Público, by Mauricio Sotelo at the Teatro Real in Madrid proves the great moment of José Antonio Lopez, who regularly performs in theaters and festivals all over Europe, such as the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Viena, Prinzregententheater  in Munich, Berwaldhallen in Stockholm, Warsaw Philharmonic, Halle aux Grains in Toulouse or  the Theater an der Wien, where he offered a recital with Maurizio Pollini. He has also performed in major concert halls and venues in Spain, such as Teatro Real, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Teatro de la Zarzuela and l’Auditori in Barcelona. Throughout his career he has sung an extensive concert repertoire from Bach to Brahms, and includes also Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Kindertotenlieder and Symphony of a Thousand, Zemlinsky’s Lyrische Symphonie and Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder, recorded for Deutsche Grammophon.

In opera José Antonio López is expanding his repertoire, and has recently debuted roles as Germont (Córdoba, Oviedo, Pamplona and Gijón), Amonasro or Iago (Jerez), of Verdi, and Strauss’s Jokanaan (Festival de Teatro Clásico de Mérida). He recently made his debut in Mexico Teatro Bellas Artes performing Händel’s Radamisto. His operatic performances include also the roles of Figaro (Rossini’s Barber of Seville), Escamillo (Carmen by Bizet), Don Giovanni, Papageno, Figaro and Guglielmo (in Mozart’s operas), Uncle Salvador (La Vida Breve by de Falla), Der Tod (Der Keiser von Atlantis by Vicktor Ulmann), Malatesta (Don Pasquale by Donizetti), Enrico Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor), Achilla (Giullio Cesare by Handel), Mario (Una voce in off by Xavier Montsalvatge) and Noah (Noyes Fludde by Britten), as well as several zarzuelas. The next season José Antonio will sing Garibaldo in Händel’s Rodelinda in Madrid Teatro Real and will make his debut in the Gran Teatre del Liceu of Barcelona.

José Antonio López has performed with great maestros such as Gerd Albrecht, Leopold Hager, Martin Haselböck, Pablo Heras-Casado, Christopher Hoogwood, Lorin Maazel, Sir Neville Marriner, Salvador Mas, Juanjo Mena, Gianandrea Noseda, Víctor Pablo Pérez, Maurizio Pollini, Josep Pons, Christophe Rousset, Andreas Spering, Masaaki Suzuki, and Antoni Wit, among others.