Internationally acclaimed soprano Sandra Lopez has made her mark on the classical music scene in a wide variety of repertoire. A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Program, she has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera in numerous roles which include Catherine in Bolcom's VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Frasquita in CARMEN, 4th Maid in ELEKTRA, Tebaldo in DON CARLO, Flower Maiden in PARSIFAL, covers including Liu/TURANDOT, Marguerite/FAUST, Nedda/I PAGLIACCI, and Roberta Alden for the world premiere of AMERICAN TRAGEDY, among others.
Ms. Lopez is also known for her performances in new works, and has participated in several world premieres, most recently in the 2014 premiere of Crozier/Krask's 'With Blood, With Ink' with the Fort Worth Opera which was released in 2015 on Albany Records.
Ms. Lopez has collaborated with many conductors including James Levine, Fabio Luisi, Daniele Callegari, Valery Gergiev, Eduardo Muller, Julius Rudel, Dennis Russell Davies, Donald Runnicles, Yves Abel, Anton Guadagno, among others. Ms. Lopez was selected for the acoustical testing of the Sanford and Dolores Ziff Opera House at the Arscht Center in Miami, Florida, and also performed the role of Mimi in their Opening Night Gala Celebration.
Ms. Lopez has been the recipient of numerous prizes, awards, and grants, including Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition, and subsequently a Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist, the Grand Prize Winner of the Florida Grand Opera Young Patroness Association, First Prize at the Palm Beach Opera Competition, Career Grant Recipient from the George London Foundation and the Beau Bogan Foundation, and World Finalist in the Luciano Pavarotti Competition.
Ms. Lopez is also a lover of Spanish song repertoire and Zarzuela, and regularly performs concerts, recitals, galas, and fully-staged performances of this unique repertoire.