Хосе Кока Лоса


Zurich-based Bolivian bass, Jose Coca Loza, begins season 2020/21 singing the Bass part in Der Messias at Theatre Champs Elysees and Grand theatre Geneve in Robert Wilson’s production and under the baton of Mark Minkowski. Later this season he will sing a gala solo concert in Vicenza at Teatro Olimpico under the baton of Andrea Marcon and the Venice Baroque Orchestra. In November, Jose appears as Alidoro in a semistage production of La Cenrerentola in Baden Baden with Les Musiciens du Prince under the Baton of Gianluca Capuano and will sing alongside Cecilia Bartoli in her European Concert Tour, he will reappear at the Mozart Woche in Salzburg in a semistaged concerto of Don Giovanni as Masetto/Comendatore directed by Rolando Villazon with Capella Barca and maestro Andras Schiff.

Recent highlights include his Royal Opera House Covent Garden debut as Lesbos alongside Joyce DiDonato in the season opening production of Agrippina (Kosky/Emelyanychev), the role of Astolfo Orlando Furioso at Tchaikovsky Hall, Der Messias at the Mozart Woche in Salzburg, Fidelio on tour as Rocco with Gustavo Dudamel and Haly in L’italiana in Algeri with Ensemble Mattheaus (Jean-Christophe Spinosi conducting) at Salzburg Festival and at the Opera Royal de Versailles; Alidoro La Cenerentola on tour with Cecilia Bartoli at Lucerne Festival, Palau del al Musica in Barcelona and at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid; the role of Clistene L’Olimpiade with Andrea Marcon conducting La Cetra Barockorchester at Amsterdam Concertgebouw; Mustafa L’italiana in Algeri under the baton of Giancarlo Andretta with Orquesta Ciudad di Granada, and Truffaldino Ariadne auf Naxos at the Festival de Música de Canarias in Tenerife and Las Palmas. On the concert platform, Jose sang Mozart’s Requiem with Tonhalle Orchester Zurich and with The Hague Philharmonic.

After completing his studies at the Music Conservatory of Basel, Jose joined the Opera Studio at Theatre Basel where he sang such roles as Melisso Alcina, Alte Diener Elektra, and Marchese d’Obigny La Traviata and is a pupil of Silvana Bazzoni since 2014.