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Zachary Wilder makes his Handel and Haydn Society debut with Purcell The Indian Queen. Described as possessing a “remarkably clear, flexible lyric tenor,” and a “radiant tone,” 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 Lyrica Houston, Back Bay Chorale, Boston Early Music Festival, Camerata Ventepane, Emmanuel Music, Harvard Baroque Orchestra, Houston Bach Society, Mark Morris Dance Group, Mercury Baroque, Pacific Musicworks, Portland Baroque Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, and Seraphic Fire. He recently made his European debut with Mercury Baroque as Renaud in Lully’s Armide at the Théâtre de Gennevilliers. He returned to France in summer 2011 to perform as Coridon in Handel’s Acis and 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 Gerdine Young Artist at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, as well as a Tanglewood Music Center Fellow. He can be heard on Boston 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. He will be joining the cast of Le Jardin des Voix in an international tour with William Christie in 2013.