Described as possessing a “remarkably clear, flexible lyric tenor,” and a “radiant tone,” Zachary Wilder is a much sought after performer on both the operatic and concert stage. He has performed with numerous groups across the United States, including Apollo’s Fire, Ars LyricaHouston, Back Bay Chorale, Boston Early MusicFestival, Camerata Ventepane, Emmanuel Music, Harvard Baroque Orchestra, Houston Bach Society, Mark Morris Dance Group, Mercury Baroque, Pacific Musicworks, Portland Baroque Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, andSeraphic Fire. He recently made his Europeandebut withMercury Baroque as Renaud in Lully’s Armide at the Théâtre de Gennevilliers. He returned toFrance in summer 2011to perform as Coridon in Händel’s Acisand Galatea at Festival D’Aix en Provence and again at La Fenice in Venice in fall.
He was named a Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow at Emmanuel Music, a former GerdineYoung Artist at theOpera Theatre of Saint Louis, as well as aTanglewood MusicCenter Fellow. Highlights from the2012-2013 season include Bach's Saint John Passion as the Evangelist, Monteverdi's Vespersof 1640, Bach's Massin B Minor, LaResurrezione as San Giovanni, Charpentier's TeDeum, andHaydn's DieJahreszeiten as Lukas. He can be heard onBoston Early Music Festival's grammy nominated recording of Lully's Psyché, as well as their recordings of Charpentier's Actéon and John Blow's Venus and Adonis on the CPO label.