José Pizarro is considered at the present one of the most important early music tenors in Europe. He studied with Aldo Baldin, Mark Tucker, Iain Burnside and the German mezzosoprano Ingeborg Danz. Because of his interest in choral conducting, José also studied with Manuel Cabero, Martin Schmidt y Eric Ericson. He is a member of the early music groups Magister Petrus, Collegium Vocale Gent (Bèlgica), and Los Músicos de Su Alteza. He also performs regularly with groups such as Akadêmia, Arsys, Armoniosi Concerti, Cappella Amsterdam, El Concierto Español, La Chapelle Royale, Capella de Ministrers, La Capilla Real de Madrid, Conductus Ensemble, La Colombina, Capilla Peñaflorida, l’Ensemble Jacques Moderne, Música Ficta and The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. As a soloist he has participated in the premiere in Barcelona of the cantata Der Lindberghflug of Kurt Weill and he has been praised for his performances in the role of the Evangelist in the Passions of J.S. Bach.