Born in Valencia Spain, Erika Escribá-Astaburuaga studied voice at the Conservatorio Superior with the soprano Gloria Fabuel. She continued her studies with Ernesto Palacio, Ileana Cotrubas and was selected by the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome to study under Renatta Scotto. She was awarded a scholarship from the Académie musicale de Villecroze where she participated in masterclasses with Lorraine Nubar and Dalton Baldwin as well as being selected to participate in a masterclass with Christophe Rousset for baroque singers. Winner of several international competitions in Spain and in France, she made her début in Catalonia in the role of Manon of Jules Massenet. In 2009, she was Norina at the Teatro Real de Madrid in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale.
Her repertoire ranges from early music to contemporary music with a predilection for French mélodie, German Lied, Spanish artsong and baroque zarzuelas, French and Italian opera and Baroque music. In 2009 she sang at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia a programme of French mélodies and Spanish songs. In the same year, she sang Mozart arias with the Qatar Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Christophe Rousset. She was invited to join Les Talens Lyriques in a tour through France, Spain and England where she sang the Leçons de Ténèbres of Marc-Antoine Charpentier, performing in the Chapelle Royale of Versailles, the Bilbao Festival Ars Sacrum, the Semana de Música Religiosa in Cuenca and at the Wigmore Hall in London.

Erika Escribá-Astaburuaga can be heard in recordings with groups such as the Collegium Instrumentale, the Orchestra La Dispersione, the Joven Orquesta National de España under the direction of Manuel Galduf, and the Capella de Ministrers.