Iván López-Reynoso Appointed New Artistic Director of Orquesta Del Teatro De Bellas Artes

By Dejan Vukosavljevic
(Credit: Jesús Cornejo/Cortesía)

The Orquesta Del Teatro De Bellas Artes in Mexico City has announced that conductor and counter-tenor Iván López-Reynoso has been appointed its new Artistic Director.

López-Reynoso also holds the position of the Chief Guest Conductor of the Oviedo Filarmonía.

“Being the next Artistic Director of Orquesta Del Teatro De Bellas Artes is the greatest honor I have had so far in my career. I deeply appreciate the trust of the orchestra musicians and the INBAL authorities in entrusting me with this privileged responsibility. It is a challenge that I accept enthusiastically to work in a serious and committed way for the good musical work of this country,” said López-Reynoso in a press release.

López-Reynoso was born in 1990 in Guanajuato in Mexico. He has studied violin under Gellya Dubrova, piano under maestro Alexander Pashkov, and the choir conducting under maestro Jorge Medina. He subsequently graduated Summa Cum Laude in orchestra conducting under maestro Gonzalo Romeu.

Iván López-Reynoso has recently conducted Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer,” Puccini’s “La bohème” and “Tosca,” Bizet’s “Carmen,” Humperdinck’s “Hänsel und Gretel,” Verdi’s “Don Carlo,” and Massenet’s “Werther” at the Staatstheater Braunschweig; “Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte,” Rossini’s “Il Viaggio a Reims,” and Puccini’s “La Fille du Régiment” at the Ópera de Bellas Artes, among others.

The conductor is slated to return to the  stage for a recital with tenor Javier Camarena at Teatro Real de Madrid in January 2021.