Francesca Boncompagni

soprano

Born in 1984 in Arezzo, the soprano Francesca Boncompagni initially earned her degree in violin in Siena before studying voice with Donatella Debolini in Florence and taking master classes with Lia Serafini, Jill Feldman, Sara Mingardo, and Alessio Tosi. She participated in William Christie’s “Jardin des Voix” in 2007 and, in 2008, won first prize in the Concorso di Canto barocco Francesco Provenzale. Since then Francesca Boncompagni has performed with such ensembles as the Collegium Vocale Gent, Les Arts Florissants, Les Musiciens du Louvre, the Accademia Bizantina, and La Venexiana. Credits include appearances at the Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice, the Tonhalle in Zurich, the Salle Pleyel and Cité de la Musique in Paris, the Alte Oper Frankfurt in, the Berlin Philharmonie, the Tokyo Bunka Kaikan, and Lincoln Center in New York. She earlier worked with Sir John Eliot Gardiner in 2015 in productions of Monteverdi's L’Orfeo and Vespers.

April 2017