Josep Fadó was born in Mataró near Barcelona and began his vocal studies at the Conservatory del Liceu de Barcelona. He then moved on to the Superior Conservatory of Music in Barcelona where he studied the superior vocal level. Further studies took him to work with Francisco Lázaro, Aldo Danieli, Bonaldo Giaiotti, Ana Luisa Chova and Carlos Chausson.
In 1999, Josep Fadó made his debut singing MANRICO Il trovatore. In that same year he also performed at the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona for whom he sang in Turandot, Samson et Dalila, La bohème, Fidelio, Henry VIII, Ariadne auf Naxos, Aida, Roberto Devereux, Maria del Carmen, Nabucco, Lucia di Lammermoor, Luisa Miller, Salomé, Il trovatore, Der rosenkavalier, Rienz, Kiteje, I due Foscari, Otello of Rossini amongs others.
Conductors with whom he has worked include Stefano Ranzani, Bertrand de Billy, José Collado, Guido Mancusi, Miguel Roa, Ernst Märzendofer, Antoni Ros Marba, Friedrich Haider, Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez, Ives Abel, Nello Santi, Josep Caballé, José Collado, Daniele Callegari, Giovanni Di Stefano, Maurizio Benini, Sebastian Weigle, Michael Boder, Renato Palumbo, Josep Pons, Riccardo Zanetti and Christopher Franaklin. .
Some of the many high points in his career to date are: D. JOSE (Carmen, Festival Internacional Alexander Mijailow ―Russia), POLLIONE (Norma, at the Stadttheater in Klagenfurt ―Austria), JOSE MARIA (La Chulapona, Teatro de la Zarzuela de Madrid), RADAMES (Aida, Opern Festspiele St. Margarethen ―Austria― and Teatro Sociale di Rovigo ―Italy), Verdi’s Requiem in Mahón (Menorca), MANRICO (Il trovatore), D. ALVARO (La forza del destino), CANIO (Pagliacci) and RICCARDO (Un ballo in maschera) and ISMAELE (Nabucco) as part of the Òpera a Catalunya cycle (Spain), STEUERMANN (Der fliegende holländer, in Dijon ―France), MANRICO (Il trovatore, Teatro Campoamor ―Oviedo―, Teatro Municipal de Lima ―Peru― and Danish National Opera ―Denmark), Cançó d’amor i de guerra in the Palau de la Música Catalana and Auditori Enric Granados de Lleida with the Orquestra Simfònica Julià Carbonell de Lleida. He has worked with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Elche and the sopranos Elisabete Matos and Ana María Sánchez in the Teatro Castelar de Elda (Alicante). In December 2010 debut at the Teatro Real de Madrid with a production Der Rosenkavalier of R. Strauss conducted by maestro Jeffrey Tate. In august 2011 he participated in a Opera Gala in Aalborg (Denmark) with the Simfoniorkester Aalborg and conducted by Giordano Bellincampi. In September 2013 he takes part as a solist in the III Concert Verdi Bicentennial that inaugurates the season of Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. The month of June 2014 he sings the “Requiem” of Mozart in the Auditorio Enric Granados de LLeida as well as in the Monestir de Pedralbes de Barcelona with the Orquestra Simfònica Julià Carbonell de LLeida and the Dallas Symphony Chorus. In May 2015 Also to be highlighted his participation in the production I due Foscari of G. Verdi together with Plácido Domingo at the Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona. in December 2015 he participed in the production Il duca d'Alba of G. Donizetti with Josep Bros and Àngel Ódena. In februry 2016 he participed in Otello of Rossini in Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona with Gregory Kunde. The next July he will debut in Festival Castell de Peralada in Turandot of Puccini with Irene Tehorin and Roberto Aronica, with a new production directed by Mario Gas.
The next season 2016/2017 he will sing Rigoletto in Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona with Javier Camarena, Carlos Álvarez and Leo Nucci. In June he will be singing Lucia di Lamermoor (Donizetti) in Teatre Principal de Mahón with Celso Albelo and Elena Mosuc, opera included in the season of Amics de s’Òpera de Maó.