The Bolivian-Albanian Soprano Carolina López Moreno, born and raised in Germany, is a versatile, award winning artist, who is holding a bachelor degree with award at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart, Germany where she also studied Master of Opera at the "Opernschule" under Professor Ulrike Sonntag and Ks. Prof. Francisco Araiza. She continued her Master Studies in New York City at Manhattan School of Music under Edith Bers. Currently she works with Donata D'Annunzio Lombardi.
Ms. López received the Gerda Lissner Foundation Prize 2019, won the Grand Award of the Manhattan International Music Competition 2019 and the gold medal for the 2019 International Collegiate Singing Championship. She is New York District Finals Winner of Season 2018/19 Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition and First Grand Prize winner of the Berliner International Music Competition 2018. She was awarded a Special Prize at the German TV production SWR Young Opera Stars 2018 and released in the same year with the superb pianist Doriana Tchakarova a debut recital album ‘Il bel sogno’ with ARS- Production Records. She is also recipient of the “DAAD Scholarship” of the German Academic Exchange Service, “Bayreuth Scholarship” of Richard Wagner Federation and the “German Talent Scholarship” of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. She starred in Germany and NYC as the leading soprano in; Giuseppe Verdi“s LA TRAVIATA (Violetta), Saverio Mercadate’s I DUE FIGARO (Susanna), Nino Rota's I DUE TIMIDI (Mariuccia), STREET SCENE (Rose Maurrant), DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES (Blanche) and DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE (Pamina). She has performed as a soloist in major works such as Bizet’s TE DEUM and Orff’s CARMINA BURANA. In addition, she has given recitals in prestigious concert venues such as the Carnegie Hall, the Metropolitan Club, the Berliner Philharmonie, the Jugendstil-Festhalle Landau, Cambridge University in England and a concert tour in Italy.
Future engagements in 2021 include her role debut in Austria as Liù in Giacomo Puccini’s TURANDOT at the „Oper im Steinbruch“ and in Italy as Nedda in Ruggero Leoncavallo’s PAGLIACCI at the Tagliacozzo Festival.
"Two remarkable artists performed a recital of art songs, the likes of which we have not heard in a long while. Could a graduation recital at Manhattan School of Music surpass so many given at Carnegie Hall by famous singers? Yes, it could and it did!"
Meche Kroop - Voce Di Meche
"Carolina López Moren, a beautiful stage presence with an equally beautiful timbre, scored a success as Mariuccia. Her sound has an expressive top voice and a velvety middle; her forte singing, especially in the duets, was breathtaking."
Maria Mazzaro - Opera News Magazin
*Galà di Verdi*
Debut as Liù
(Further stage 20.08.2021)
Debut as Nedda
Carolina is very excited to be the GRAND AWARD WINNER of the “4th Manhattan International Music Competition 2019
Carolina López Moreno has won the First Prize at the American Vocal Arts 2019 International Collegiate Singing Championship
"The winners have been chosen from all over the world. The competition, sponsored by American Vocal Arts, emphasizes competitive collegiate singing that spans across borders. The goal of the competition is to award the best singers from around the world who are currently enrolled or have recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program in music. The winners were selected based on talent, potential, and overall presentation."