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BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHY

Of Galician origin, he began his musical training in Vigo. He studied Singing at the Royal Superior Conservatory of Madrid, obtaining the Honor Award and the Extraordinary Prize "Lucrecia Arana". Later he expanded his training with the famous tenor Pedro Lavirgen.

Winner of the 1st. Singing Contest "Francisco Alonso" held in Madrid in 1990, in 1993, the Mexican magazine "Proceso" awarded him the "Lyric Revelation" Award and he was named Cultural Ambassador for Peace in Chiapas. In 1998 he participated in the commemorative events of the Independence of the Philippines, in 2006 in the 150th Anniversary Gala of the Teatro Nacional La Zarzuela in Madrid and, a year later, on the 55th Anniversary of the A Coruña Opera. In 2010 he was invited to sing at Le Concert Noble de Bruxelles on the occasion of the Spanish Presidency of the European Union. Professional Career Award granted, in 2015, by the Spanish Association of Friends of the Lyric, has been awarded, among other institutions, by the Department of Culture of Mexico City, the Fundación Arte Lírico de Colombia, the Asociación Romanza- Opera de Lima, the Sonoran and Michoacan Institutes of Culture, the "Pedro Lavirgen" Music-Cultural Association, the Bujalance and Haro Town Councils, and the Madrid Association of Friends of Music. In 2022 he was one of the main guest artists at the Gala commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Amics de l'Opéra de Sabadell.

Since his debut in 1987 with the "Anthology Tribute to Maestro Alonso" at the Fernán Gómez Theater-Cultural Center in Madrid, he has collaborated with prestigious Masters (M. Armiliato, A. Davis, J. Conlon, B. Campanella, N. Luisotti, D. Callegari, C. Rizzi, M. Zanetti, P. Morandi, M.A. Gómez Martínez, E. Pidò, G. Carella, F. Haider, V. Petrenko, KL. Wilson, G. Bisanti, R. Tebar, O. Diaz, M. Spotti, K.M. Chichon, G. García-Calvo, P. Halffter, JM Pérez-Sierra, S. Alapont, O. Lyniv, A. Yurkevich, J. Kyzlink, H.M. Förster, VP Pérez, F. Carminati, G. Finzi, A. Pirolli, J. Bernàcer, O. Olos, M. Ortega, M. Roa, J. Rubio, L. Remartínez, C. Soler, JM. Moreno, E. Patron de Rueda, E. Diemecke, E. Bátiz, L. F. Malheiro, J. Glover, A. Allemandi, R. Calderón, L. Tingaud, N. Dohotaru, A. Samoilă, M. Valdés, M. Guidarini, F. Bollon, F. Pasqualetti, T. Gagliardo, M. Pagliari, L. Tazzieri, D. García Gutiérrez, L. Méndez Chaves, D. Gil de Tejada, J. de Udaeta, V. Vasilenko, E, Siffert, J. Klecker, M. Coves, S. Roca, A. Díez-Boscóvich, S. Vazquez, E. Lavalle, J. Knapp, P. Ortega, F. Briones, X. Puig, G. Sierra, F. Moya, C. Cuesta, J.L. Eguiluz, JA Irastorza, A. Moya), as well as with great Directors of Scene (L. Pelly, R. Carsen, N. Jöel, PL. Pizzi, D. Pountney, A. Homoki, W. Allen, E. Sagi, L. Kemp, JC. Plaza, J. Tamayo, R. Cucchi, M. Pontiggia, GC. del Mónaco, S. Poda, S. Coppola, JA. Rechi, D. Slater, O. Havelka, R. Giacchieri, O. Mears, M. Gasparon, G. Maya, J. Chávarri, M. del Arco, M. Gas, I. García, P. Azorín, F. López, G. Tambascio, F. Matilla, B. Lluch, S. Paoli, Ch. Rath, B. Hebert, P. Panizza, JL. Cruz, C. Ortiz, S. Gómez, FJ. Hernández, L. Castaldi, M. Eguilior, V. Věžník, G. Selmeczi, L. Adamik, M. Sturm, A. Amengual, M. de Grandy, JA. Morales, E. Cornacho, G. Montero, KH. Wilhelm, R. López Miarnau, C. Palacios, H. Lara, F. Figueroa, R. Vázquez, M. Carniti, E. López, J.L. Gago, L. Villarejo, J. Molina, A. Ramallo, H. Fernández, G. Morelli, M. Espinosa, C. Vilán, E. Montero, G. Meré, E. García-Toledano, V. Blay), among others.

First Baritone of the famous Anthology of Zarzuela by José Tamayo, he is a renowned interpreter of this genre, with almost 40 roles under his belt, among which we can name Vidal / Luisa Fernanda, Juan / Los gavilanes, Juan Pedro / La rosa del azafrán, Joaquín / La del manojo de rosas, Black / Black el payaso, Juan de Eguía / La tabernera del puerto, Pedro Stakoff / Katiuska, Don Manolito / Don Manolito, Santi / El caserío, Miguel / La parranda, Mario / La leyenda del beso, Germán / La del soto del parral, El Caballero de Gracia / La Gran Vía, Julián / La verbena de la Paloma, Felipe / La revoltosa, Leonello / La canción del olvido, Pintu / La pícara molinera or Nühredin / El asombro de Damasco.

His operatic debut took place in the 1991/92 season with the Morelia International Opera (Mexico) as Escamillo / Carmen and Figaro / Il barbiere di Siviglia. A regular in important international opera seasons, has been Ezio / Ezio, Leporello / Don Giovanni, Capelio / I Capuleti e I Montecchi, Enrico / Lucia di Lammermoor, Nottingham / Roberto Devereux, Valèntin / Faust, Tonio and Silvio / Pagliacci, Alfio / Cavalleria rusticana, Ping / Turandot, Marcello / La bohème, Patricio / La Dolores, Sarvaor / La vida breve, Juanillo / El gato montés, Ramón / Adiós a la bohemia or Renard / Renard the fox.

In recent years he has achieved important successes such as Sulpice / La fille du régiment, Dulcamara / L’elisir d’amore, Agata / Viva la mamma!, Conte / Il trovatore, Germont / La traviata, Monforte / I vespri siciliani, Carlo and Melitone / La forza del destino, Amonasro / Aida, Iago / Otello, Barnaba / La Gioconda, Sharpless / Madama Butterfly, Scarpia / Tosca, Gellner / La Wally, Michonet / Adriana Lecouvreur, Roque / Marina, Poncia / La casa de Bernarda Alba, or the protagonists of Macbeth, Nabucco, Rigoletto, Simon Boccanegra and Falstaff.

He has the world premieres and recordings of Salmo (Carreño), The march of victory (Muhammad), Cantata Asturiana (Ruíz) and several works by Mexican composer Álvarez del Toro (the operas El canto de los volcanes and La marimba arrecha, the Mirrors suite and the El Gigante anthem). He has participated in the recovery of Chin Chun Chan (Jordá), Mis dos mujeres (Barbieri), El juramento and El sueño de una noche de verano (both de Gaztambide), The magic opal (Albéniz), María Adela (Bartlet), Marianela (Pahissa) and Xuanón (Moreno-Torroba), as well as in the world premiere of the opera Fuenteovejuna (Muñíz). His concert repertoire includes The Messiah (Handel), Die Krönungsmesse (Mozart), Symphonie Nr. 9 Choral (Beethoven), Requiem (Fauré), Carmina Burana (Orff). He has also recorded the Pavana Real by Joaquín Rodrigo (EMI Classics), Las siete canciones populares españolas by Manuel de Falla (Channel 11 of TV-Mexico), Christmas Classics (Cadena COPE), and the zarzuelas El rey que rabió (Iberautor), La del manojo de rosas, La Gran Vía, and La rosa del azafrán (all for YouMoreTv).

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