ANTONIO FAJARDO, bass (Zefiro)
Born in Sabadell (Barcelona) studied singing at the Conservatory of Barcelona and was perfected by the hand of M. Pinkas and C. Chausson. He was awarded in the Manuel Ausensi Singing Contest (2005).
His repertoire extends from the lyric ("Il Barbiere di Siviglia" by Rossini, "The Magic Flute" by Mozart, "Rigoletto" by Verdi, "La Bohème" by Puccini, etc.) to the great sacred works of Bach, Beethoven and Schubert.
He has collaborated with numerous ensembles of early music such as the Ensemble Pygmalion, La Grande Chapelle, Resonet, graindelavoix, Capriccio Stravagante and B'Rock and performed at the most important festivals in Europe: Musikfest in Berlin, Festival de Saint-Denis (Paris) , Laus Poliphoniae (Antwerp), Europa Festival (Rome), Early Music Festival (Utrecht), Peralada Festival, Noirlac and Ambronay Festivals (France).
He has sung as a soloist in halls such as the Palau de la Música Catalana, Gran Teatre del Liceu, the BOZART in Brussels or the Concertgebow in Amsterdam among many others and worked under the baton of F. Bruggen, M. Minkowski, B. Schmelzer or S. Sempé.
He has recorded numerous albums, such as "La Magdalene", "Cecus" and "Cesena" for Glossa Music and "La Pellegrina", with Collegium Vocale Gent, for Paradizo.