Francesca Di Sauro
Mezzosoprano

The mezzo-soprano Francesca Di Sauro was born in Napoli in 1994. She begins to study singing and acting in 2004. She first dedicates herself to piano with M° Massimiliano Albanese. She then approaches singing joining some treble choirs.

 

Having studied with M° Giuseppe Polese from 2014, she is admitted in 2015, first in graduatory, to the singing course at Conservatory of Napoli “San Pietro a Majella”, where she currently studies under the guidance of M° Emma Innacoli. In July 2017 she graduates in modern literature at University of Naples “Federico II” with a final work entitled “Boito, librettist for Verdi. Simon Boccanegra, Otello, Falstaff”. She is the winner of relevant international competitions. She is awarded “best young singer” and “best performance” at international singing competition “Franca Mattiucci”, first prize at 1st international singing competition “Beppe De Tomasi”, “best young singer” at 2nd international singing competition “Bellano paese degli artisti”. In 2019, at the 69th As.Li.Co competition for young opera singers, she wins the role of Carmen in the 22nd edition of “Opera Domani”, performing in several theatres such as Teatro Sociale of Como, Teatro Sociale of Mantova, Teatro Municipale Valli of Reggio Emilia, Teatro Grande of Brescia, Teatro Ponchielli of Cremona, Teatro Sociale of Bergamo, Teatro Fraschini of Pavia,Teatro Cagnoni of Vigevano, Teatro Regio of Parma, Teatro degli Arcimboldi of Milano, Festspielhaus of Bregenz in Austria, Teatro dell’Aquila of Fermo and Teatro Lauro Rossi of Macerata. She attends master classes by Barbara Frittoli, Stefano Giannini, Stefano De Luca, Fiorenza Cedolins, Cinzia Forte, Michal Znaniecki e Roberto De Candia. In 2016 Di Sauro plays the role of Flora in La Traviata produced by Associazione Musicale Jubilate Deo. She sings Stabat Mater by Pergolesi at “Festival internazionale di musica sacra di Ruffano” (Lecce).

 

In 2017 she plays the role of Giannetta in L’Elisir d’amore at Teatro Bellini of Napoli. In 2018, after playing Carmen in the Opera Domani tournée produced by As.Li.Co, Di Sauro makes her role debut as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia in a production of Teatro Cilea of Reggio Calabria. In the same year she plays the role of Maddalena in Il viaggio a Reims produced by Teatro Sociale of Como (C: M. Spotti, P: M. Znaniecki) and the role of Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana in a production of Teatro Fraschini of Pavia (C: F. Cilluffo, P: E. Dante).

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