José Antonio López career includes regularly performances in concert halls all over Europe and USA, such as the Berliner Philharmonie, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Musikverein in Vienna, Warsaw Philharmonic, Halle aux Grains in Toulouse, Cincinnati Music Hall, and also in the major venues in Spain, under the baton of conductors such as David Afkham, Ivor Bolton, Iván Fischer, Martin Haselböck, Pablo Heras-Casado, Christopher Hogwood, Lorin Maazel, Andrea Marcon, Juanjo Mena, Gianandrea Noseda, Víctor Pablo Pérez, Maurizio Pollini, Josep Pons, Christophe Rousset, and Masaaki Suzuki, among others.
He has debuted recently alongside orchestras such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre, BBC Philharmonic or Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. He has sung an extensive concert repertoire from Bach to Brahms, that includes also the main works of Britten, Mahler and Schönberg’s Gurre-Lieder, recorded for Deutsche Grammophon. He’s also very active in contemporary repertoire. His operatic performances include also the baritone roles of many Händel’s operas (such as Radamisto at the Teatro del Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City or Rodelinda at the Teatro Real in Claus Guth’s production), many Mozart and Verdi roles, or the main role of Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer in Valencia. He also performs frequently main roles in contemporary operas such as Mauricio Sotelo’s El Público in Madrid Teatro Real, or the premiere of Benet Casablancas’ L’enigma di Lea at Barcelona Gran Teatre de Liceu.