Zhou Zhengzhong is a professional opera singer and a lecturer at Wuhan Conservatory of Music He graduated from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music under the tutelage of professor Zhang Renqing, and teaches at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music. He is the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the First Prize of opera category and Second Prize of French art songs category at the International Opera Singing Competition of Marmande, the Third Prize at the International Singing Competition of Toulouse. He also awarded the scholarship from the Centre national d’insertion professionnelle d’artistes lyriques to undergo a 2-year internship at Marseilles. Thereafter, he was admitted to the Royal Opera House under the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme before he joined the Deutsche Oper Berlin as an ensemble member.
Zhou Zhengzhong is highly active on the international opera stage, having performed at many leading theatres. He has collaborated with both Chinese and foreign renowned conductors such as Donald Runnicles, Andris Nelsons, Seiji Ozawa, Daniel Oren, Tang Muhai and Lü Jia, and played the leading role in operas, including Rigolettom, Roméo et Juliette, Madame Butterfly, Salome, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Boheme, Faust and Le Nozze di Figaro. In addition, he has participated in the recording of Werther by Deutsche Grammophon and Le portrait de Manon by Opera Rara. He has also recorded Anna Nicole Rigoletto, Tosca, and Madame Butterfly by Opus Arte Royal Opera House and so on.