About

Born in Chiavari, she began her singing studies privately with Cira di Gennaro at the age of 14; she graduated with top marks at the Conservatorio Paganini di Genoa, at the age of just 21, under the guidance of Maria Trabucco; she is currently perfecting her vocal technique and repertoire with the sopranos Desirée Rancatore and Maria Argento.

She is the winner of the 69th As.Li.Co. Competition for Young Singers for the role of the Countess of Folleville in Il Viaggio a Reims. Winner of numerous international opera competitions including: Ottavio Ziino Competition, Alfredo Giacomotti Competition, Marco Koliqi of MilanCompetition, Città di Iseo Franco Ghitti Competition, Premio Spiros Argiris, Bellano Paese degli Artisti Competition, Valsesia Musica Competition, Salvatore Licitra Competition. She is the winner of the International Award “Opera-Città of Mondovì” in its XXVII edition.

Francesca began her career at Teatro San Carlo in Naples performing as the Köning der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte. She has starred in various roles at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, including Musetta in La Bohème, Nella in Gianni Schicchi directed by Roberto Panerai and Yvette in La Rondine of Giacomo Puccini. She performed in the opera L’Elisir d’Amore at Macerata Opera Festival directed by Damiano Michieletto (production broadcast on Rai5) and in the same theater she was Frasquita in 2019. Francesca performed as Contessa di Folleville in Il Viaggio a Reims at Teatro Sociale in Como, at Teatro Fraschini in Pavia, at Teatro Sociale in Bergamo and at Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona. She was Despina in Così fan tutte directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi and she performed the role of Rosita in Un Mari à la Porte of Offenbach at Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

She performed in the new production of Lakmé directed by Davide Livermore at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman.

She performed an intense concert activity at Teatro Massimo in Palermo, at Teatro Bibiena in Mantova, at the Opera Gala Fuoco di Gioia at Teatro Regio in Parma during the Festival Verdi and at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa.