JOSÉ MANUEL CONDE
José Manuel Conde studied voice, harmony and composition at the Madrid Royal Conservatory of Music (RCSMM), where he participated in masterclasses with Spanish tenors Francisco Ortiz and Pedro Lavirgen and baritone Vicente Sardinero. He studied stage acting with Chekov Theatre director Ángel Gutiérrez, and holds a law degree from Madrid Complutense University.
Operatic roles in his repertoire include Germont (La Traviata), Marcello (La Bohème), Escamillo (Carmen), Tonio (Pagliacci), Renato (Un ballo in maschera), Carmina Burana, Puck (Las Golondrinas), and Juanillo (El Gato Montés). José Manuel Conde has performed in Japan, Argentina, in Rio de Janeiro and Manaus in Brazil, and the Dominican Republic. Zarzuela opera roles he has performed locally and in different countries include Juan (Los Gavilanes), Santi (El Caserío), Germán (La del Soto del Parral), Vidal (Luisa Fernanda), Rafael (Maravilla), Príncipe Alberto (Molinos de Viento), Juan Pedro (La Rosa del azafrán), Perico (El Guitarrico), and El Húngaro (Alma de Dios).
José Manuel Conde has both created and performed a fusion of classical songs with Spanish flamenco music which was widely acclaimed both in Spain and in the Americas.