Aarón Zapico es uno de los directores más solicitados del panorama actual que durante los últimos veinte años ha contribuido de manera definitiva a la recuperación del patrimonio musical español y a la renovación del sector mediante la creación de osados e innovadores programas. Su presencia al frente de importantes orquestas sinfónicas y agrupaciones especializadas, entre las que destacan las de Galicia, RTVE, Extremadura, Asturias y Málaga o de su conjunto Forma Antiqva es constante en los festivales y salas más importantes. 

Actualmente su trabajo se centra en la dirección de ópera barroca y música orquestal, una nueva mirada al siglo XVIII español, el trabajo con grandes solistas e, incluso, frecuentes incursiones en la música contemporánea y proyectos transversales que aúnan diferentes disciplinas artísticas. Sus grabaciones como solista o director han sido nominadas en varias ocasiones a los International Classical Music Awards y obtenido el máximo reconocimiento de la crítica europea. 

Ha sido profesor en diferentes conservatorios superiores y docente invitado en Universidades de España, Panamá, Costa Rica, Australia o Singapur. De espíritu inquieto, comprometido y emprendedor, ha fundado asociaciones y plataformas para la protección de los derechos de los músicos, proyectos sociales y solidarios con la música como elemento integrador o el primer concurso de música antigua en España. A pesar de su juventud, su trayectoria ha sido merecedora de diversos premios y reconocimientos por parte de la prensa, fundaciones culturales y asociaciones de festivales.

Aarón Zapico es jurado de los Premios Princesa de Asturias.

Aarón Zapico is currently one of the most sought-after conductors in the industry. Over the last twenty years, he has definitively contributed to recovering Spain’s musical heritage and to breathing new life into the sector through the creation of daring and innovative programmes. He continuously leads important symphony orchestras and specialised groups, which include those in Galicia, Extremadura, Asturias and Málaga and on RTVE, as well as his group, Forma Antiqva, performing at the most important festivals and halls.

His work currently focusses on directing Baroque opera and orchestral music, a new look at the 18th century in Spain, projects with the greatest soloists and even frequent dips into cross-cutting contemporary music and projects that combine different artistic disciplines. His recordings as a soloist and conductor have been nominated on several occasions for the International Classical Music Awards and have received the highest recognition from European critics.

He has worked as a professor at different superior conservatories and has been a guest professor at universities in Spain, Panama, Costa Rica, Australia and Singapore. A restless spirit, committed and pioneering, he has founded and launched associations and platforms aimed at protecting the rights of musicians, social projects and projects supporting music as an integrating element, and the first early music competition in Spain. Despite his young age, his career has been praised through several awards and acknowledgements by the press, cultural foundations and festival associations.

Aarón Zapico is a member of the judging panel for the Princess of Asturias Awards.