Francesca Micarelli


Our artistic director and voice teacher, soprano Francesca Micarelli is a graduate of the G. Verdi Conservatory in Milan with full marks and honors who also has a Diploma from the Academy of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

Micarelli is a winner and finalist of many opera competitions. She began intense singing activity very young and collaborated with conductors such as Muti, Oren, Kovachev, Rizzi Brignoli, and directors like Zeffirelli, Vick, Tiezzi, De Bosio.

She has been cast on the scenes of the most important theaters in Italy such as: Teatro alla Scala, Arena di Verona, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Teatro Regio in Turin, Teatro Nuovo in Florence, Teatro Verdi in Trieste and many others, debuting many roles such as Violetta in La Traviata, Lucia in Lucia di lammermoor, Mimì and Musetta in Boheme etc. (Read more under the video)

Francesca as Frasquita (in the red dress) in Arena di Verona 2014


Micarelli has numerous recordings including Nabucco with Placido Domingo in 2013 and Carmen under the direction of Zeffirelli in 2014 from the Verona Arena.

In addition to her singing career in Italy and abroad, Francesca has specialized in artistic vocology at the University of Bologna under the guidance of Doctor Franco Fussi and in clinical vocology in Milan under the guidance of Doctor Silvia Magnani. She has studied stage directing and directed many opera productions.


She has taught voice students in Finland since 2013, and soon after also at the Belcanto Academy in Trentino, Italy, where she also gives lectures and holds seminars for the students.

Francesca is a very dedicated, supportive and a warm teacher, with a great attitude for service: she welcomes dedicated singers regardless of their level or age.