Monique Zanetti began her career with Philippe Herreweghe (“La Chapelle Royale”) and William Christie (“Les Arts Florissants”).
After studying music at the Conservatoire National de Région in Metz and at university where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in musicology, Monique Zanetti turned to singing.
She has made many concert tours in France and abroad in major festivals (Innsbruck, Saintes, Herne, Ambronay, Utrecht, Aix en Provence, Fukuoka) and taken part in prestigious productions of Baroque operas baroques (Atys, Roland de Lully, Médée de Charpentier, Didon et Enée de Purcell, Orfeo de Monteverdi) in great halls like the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, the Musikverein in Vienna, the Concertgebouw d’Amsterdam, the teatro Colon de Buenos Aires, under the direction of William Christie, Christophe Rousset, Martin Gester, J.C Malgoire, Gustave Leonhardt, Jérôme Corréas.
She participates in many tours in France and abroad (Europe, USA, South America, Japan) and performs in festivals like Saintes, Herne, Utrecht, Aix en Provence or Innsbruck. Her tours give her the opportunity to sing at the Opera Comique, the Vienna Musikverein, the Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, the BAM in New York.
Her repertoire extends to later music. The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart, The Medium of Menotti, Werther by Massenet, Pelléas and Mélisande by Debussy, Béatrice and Bénédict by Berlioz.
She also performs the melody and lied repertoire in concert with the pianists and fortepianists Patrick Cohen, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Alain Planès.
Her interest in pedagogy led her to give Masterclasses for Baroque music in France and abroad (Aix en Provence, Rio de Janeiro, Juiz de Fora, Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Wallonia Festival).
Her discography consists of more than fifty albums.