Baltazar Zúñiga was born in Mexico City in 1974. From 1998 it has artistic career as soloist in concert and operatic repertoire in Mexico, Italy and Nord Europe.
He studied singing at the Superior School of Music of the National Institute of Fine Arts in Mexico City and Engineering in electronics in the same period 1994 – 1998. In 1998 e 1999 Baltazar Zúñiga started his career as an opera singer in Mexico in the role of Tamino in Mozart’s Magic Flute, Count Almaviva in Rosini’s Barber of Seville, during that time he has participated in Japan at the Pacific Musica Festival singing in the most important concerts halls of Sapporo with important conductors as Nicholas Mc. Geegan and Simon Shauten.
Currently He works with european ensembles of early music: Ensemble Pygmalion, La Petite Bande, Capella de la Torre, Accademia Bizantina, Concerto Romano, Arìon Choir & Consort, Arte Musica, L’Arte dell’Arco, La Stagione Armonica, De Labyrintho, La Capella di Cremona, La Capella di San Petronio di Bologna, Orchestra da Camera di Mantova, I Musicali Affetti, La Venexiana, Collegium Vocale Gent and Pulcinella singing in the most important festivals of early music in Europe and America: Bruge, Europalia, Lufthansa Festival, Early Music Festival Istanbul, Early Music Festival Postdam, Ravenna Festival, Salzburg Festival, Ambronay and Festival de Saints in France,Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Anima Mundi Pisa, Chopin Festival Varsavia, Festival Accademia Chigiana Siena, Festival di Hannover, Emilia Romagnia Festival, Festival Monteverdi di Cremona, Casa della Musica di Parma, Alte Musik Melk and others.
He was presented with great succes in theaters and concert hall as Lincoln Center di New York, Scala Theatre of Milan, Concertgebow Amsterdam, Auditorium St. John’s London, Konzerthaus Vien, Auditorium Kitara Japan, Teatro de Bellas Artes of Mexico City, Auditorium Köln in Germany, Auditorium Brugge in Belgium, Grand Théatre de Montpellier, Théatre de Tulouse, Théatre de Reims, Grand Théatre de Marseille, Théatre de Bordeaux, Théatre de Tours, Théatre de Avignon, and Théatre des Champs Elysées in France, Teatro Bibiena di Mantova, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Rossini di Pesaro, Teatro della Fortuna di Fano, Teatro Lauro Rossi di Macerata, Teatro Comunale di Fermo, Teatro Nichelino di Torino, Casa della Musica di Parma e Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza in Italy and many others.
He recorded diferent Cd’s for: Brilliant Classics, Christophorus, Tactus, Phy and Dynamic.
He currently teaches Master Classes in prestigious universities in Mexico and directs as a guest the most important early music ensemble of Mexico (AMA).
He works as a sound engineer and as a editing and mastering technician for record labels: Brilliant Classics, Urania Records, Da Vinci Records, Stradivarius, Tactus in Italy and Enchiriadis in Spain.
He currently specializes in conducting orchestras and video editing studios for cinema.
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