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Jorge Lopez-Yañez has distinguished himself as a leading tenor on operatic stages throughout the world. In North America, he has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Los Angeles Opera, Canadian Opera, San Diego Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Austin Lyric Opera, Atlanta Opera, Edmonton Opera, Opera de Quebec, and in San Antonio, Texas and San Juan, Puerto Rico. 

In Europe, he has appeared on the stages of the leading opera houses of Amsterdam, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Paris, Antwerp, Bern, Bordeaux, Canary Islands, Cologne, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Ghent, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Monte-Carlo, Nice, Pesaro, Stuttgart, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Venice, and Zurich. 

Elsewhere, he has performed with the opera companies of Santiago, Chile, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tokyo, Japan, Tel-Aviv, Isreal,and Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. 

He has earned particular acclaim for his portrayal of lyric tenor roles in Puccini and Verdi, “heroic” Rossini tenor roles, and the bel-canto repertoire of Donizetti, Bellini. 

A native of Mexico, Mr. Lopez-Yañez regularly returns to his home country to appear in Mexico City, Monterrey, Guadalajara, Aguascalientes, and Jalapa. He 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 came to public attention as a finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions in 1986 and as first-prize winner of the Loren Zachary Competition. 

He may be heard on recordings of Hamlet released by Sernissima, an album of Mexican Mariachi Music, and on a production of Ermione recorded at Glyndebourne Opera festival released on video by NVC Arts.