The American baritone Zachary Wilson studied singing at the Northern University of Colorado and made his professional operatic debut as Fiorello in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Chateau de Buc (France).
First appearances in the USA included Betto di Signa in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Elviro in Handel's Serse and Sergeant in Gilbert&Sullivans' Pirates of Penzance.
Since 2012 Wilson is working at the Heidelberg Opera, where he performed numerous roles such as Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte, Peter Besenbinder in Hansel und Gretel, Angelotti in Tosca and Baron Duphoul in La Traviata. In July 2015 he made his debut at the Staatstheater Braunschweig as Silvano in Un ballo in maschera.
Engagements of the 2016/2017 season include his debut at the Nationaltheater Mannheim as Romeo in Fons Merkies' Romeo und Zeliha; Sprecher in Die Zauberflöte and Peter Besenbinder in Hänsel und Gretel at the Heidelberg Opera.
Enthusiastic and with a strong predisposition towards modern music, Zachary Wilson could be heard in the title role of Christian Jost's Death Knocks and performed in the world premiere of Johannes Kalitzkes' Pym in Heidelberg.
On the concert platform he could be heard as soloist of CPE. Bach's Magnificat in D Major and Monteverdi's Vespro di Natale with the Heidelberger Bachchor.