JOSE MANUEL ZAPATA
Born in Granada, the Spanish tenor José Manuel Zapata studied with Toni Rosado Casas in Madrid, before making his début in 2001 as Albazar in Il turco in Italia under Alberto Zedda at the Teatro Campoamor in Oviedo. He has appeared as guest artist in a number of opera houses, including the Warsaw Opera, Pesaro, where he sang Belfiore, and Libenskof in Il viaggio a Reims. He impressed the public at the Barcelona Liceu, where he appeared as Missail in Boris Godunov, and subsequently in Rossinis La gazzetta, in which he also sang at the Rossini Opera Festival. At the same time he enjoys a busy concert career, apearing as a soloist in works by Bach, Mozart and Haydn.