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Spanish baritone Alberto Martínez (Almendralejo, 1986) studied flute and singing at the Conservatory of Salamanca and received a Master in opera performance at the Conservatory of Valencia. He studied with David Menéndez, Ofelia Sala, Javier San Miguel, Dietrich Henschel and Manuel Burgueras, among others. He performed Guglielmo in Così fan tutte (W.A. Mozart), Nardo in La finta giardiniera (W.A. Mozart), The Drunket poet and The Winter in The Fairy Queen (H. Purcell), Brundibar in Brundibar (H. Krása) and Golaud in Petit Pelléas (an opera for children based on Pelléas et Mélisande by C. Debussy). He also performed zarzuela roles like Ricardo Martín in El Barbero de Sevilla (Gimenez and Nieto), Lamparilla in El barberillo de Lavapiés (F.A. Barbieri) and Joaquín in La del Manojo de Rosas (P. Sorozabal). He sang several oratorio masterpieces, including Messiah (G.F. Händel), Requiem (G. Fauré), Requiem (W.A. Mozart), Lazarus, oder die Feier der Auferstehung (F. Schubert) and different cantatas by J.S. Bach within the project Bach Studium, conducted by Alfonso Sebastián. He worked with conductors Javier Castro, Jordi Francés, Eduardo López Banzo and Antonio Lajara and directors Guy Joosten, Wolfgang Gruber, Lucija Brnic and Paco Azorín. Alberto has given recitals in theatres and auditoriums such as Teatro Liceo de Salamanca, Auditorio Nacional de Música de Madrid, Palau de la Música and Palau de les Arts ‘Reina Sofía’ de Valencia, Miry Concert Hall and the Theatre of Minard in Ghent, the Kunsthuis Opera Vlaanderen in Antwerp and Ghent, and BOZAR in Brussels.