|Born in Barcelona, he studied music at the Conservatorio del Liceu. Later he studied four years with Matilda Pincas. Álex Vicens participated as a student in master classes with the eminent tenors Carlo Bergonzi, Jaume Aragall and Alfredo Krauss. And he continues his training at Indiana University, where he completed his studies with the interpretation of Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor. He is currently working on his new projects with the prestigious soprano Virginia Zeani in W.P. Beach U.S., the great tenor Jaume Aragall in Barcelona and die Soprano Matilda Pincas in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Among the many awards received include: 1st prize in the contest Lieder Tzvetana Dyackovitch in Sofia (Bulgaria), 2nd prize at the Male Singer Contest of the Gran Teatro del Liceo Foundation (Barcelona), the Placido Domingo Award at the best spanish singer, the Francesc Viñas Award at the best singer of Zarzuela in Barcelona (Spain). At the Staatstheater in Schwerin (Germany) he received the Medal of Merit Friedrich von Floto.
Among his performances highlights:
Rodolfo in La Bohème, Don Carlos, Duca in Rigoletto, Verdi's Requiem, Werther at the eponymous opera, in the belcantístico repertoire, Nemorino in Elisir d'amore, Tebaldo in Capuleti e i Montecchi, Edgardo in Lucia, in the spanish repertoire Fernando in Dña. Francisquita, Leandro in La Tabernera del Puerto and Jorge in Marina, an Opera from E. Arrieta. Always getting a great reception from critics and audiences.
He sings regularly at many relevant venues such as Massimo Bellini di Catania, Stuttgart's Staatsoper, Hannover's Staatsoper, Baden Baden Festpielhaus, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, Tiroler Landes Theater Innsbruck, Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Palm Beach Opera and National Concert Hall of Budapest, Opera HAZ of Budapest, Teatro de la Maestranza and Gran Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona.
His most important projects for the upcoming 2011-12 season are: Duca di Mantua in Rigoletto at the Opera HAZ in Budapest, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor Staatstheater Schwerin, Don Jose in Bizet's Carmen at the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Fenton in Falstaff at the Staatsoper Hannover, Rodolfo in La Bohème in a production of the Welsh National Opera in spring and autumn 2012, as well as concerts in Panama, Austria, Hungary, Spain and Germany.