Francesca Boncompagni

Francesca Boncompagni

After graduating in violin with highest degree in 2005, Francesca Boncompagni began her formal vocal training in Florence with Donatella Debolini, and later on with Alessio Tosi, Sara Mingardo and Manuela Custer. 

In 2007 she attended William Christie's baroque Academy “Le Jardin des Voix”, and took part in the documentary “Baroque Académie” produced and emitted by Channel France 3.

In 2008 she won the first prize in the baroque singing competition “Francesco Provenzale” in Naples, organized by “Centro di Musica antica Pietà dei Turchini”.

She worked with ensembles like Collegium Vocale Gent, Les Arts Florissants, Accademia Bizantina, Cappella della Pietà dei Turchini, Modo Antiquo and La Venexiana, and with conductors like Philippe Herreweghe, William Christie, Paul Agnew, Ottavio Dantone, Antonio Florio, Stefano Montanari, Claudio Cavina, Federico Sardelli and Frans Brüggen.

In 2015 she performed in Monteverdi's Vespers and “L'Orfeo”, singing the role of Proserpina, with the Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra conducted by John Eliot Gardiner.

Francesca Boncompagni sang in many of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, like Salle Pleyel, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées etCité de la Musique in Paris, Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussel, Philarmonie in Berlin, Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Konzerthaus in Wien, Tonhalle in Zurich, Fundacion Gulbenkian in Lisboa, Teatro Real in Madrid, National Opera in Bucarest, Lutoslawski Hall in Warsaw, Barbican Center in London, Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice, Bunka Kaikan and Opera City in Tokyo,  J.F.Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Memorial Center in S.Francisco, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York.

She recorded for the labels Pentatone, Phi, Clc, Virgin Classics, Brilliant Classics, France Musique, Stradivarius and Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.