Zachary Wilder studied at the Eastman School of Music, the Moores School of Music at the University of Houston, and then as a Tanglewood Music Fellow. He currently works with leading ensembles including Les Arts Florissants, Bach Collegium Japan, Boston Early Music Festival, Cappella Mediterranea, Le Concert Spirituel, Collegium Vocale Gent, Ensemble Pygmalion, Handel & Haydn Society, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Le Poème Harmonique, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and Les Talens Lyriques. Mr. Wilder’s 2016–17 season includes a tour of France with Raphaël Pichon and Ensemble Pygmalion, and the roles of Everardo in Zingarelli’s Giulietta e Romeo with the Heidelberg Philharmonic, the Second Shepherd in a tour of Monteverdi’s Orfeo with Les Arts Florissants, Eurimaco in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, and Lucano in L’incoronazione di Poppea on tour with the English Baroque Soloists, marking the 450th anniversary of the composer's birth. He can be heard with Boston Early Music Festival on their Grammy award-winning recording of Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux enfers as Tantalus, and in recordings of Le Jardin de Monsieur Rameau with Les Arts Florissants, Zamponi’s Ulisse nell’isola di Circe with Leonardo Alarcon and Cappella Mediterranea, Félicien David’s Le Désert with the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, and Rameau’s Zaïs with Les Talens Lyriques. In 2017 Mr. Wilder releases new recordings of Bach, Monteverdi, Cavalli, Clérambault and Lully. He makes his SFS debut at these performances.