Francesca Pusceddu

Italian soprano Francesca Pusceddu graduated as a violinist at the State Conservatory of Cagliari in 2015. Meanwhile she developed an interest in singing, joining the class of the contralto Bernadette Manca di Nissa and the Italian Youth Choir. In 2019 Francesca graduated Summa cum laude in singing at the Prins Claus Conservatorium in Groningen, with Hanneke de Wit, and with whom she continues to study together with Margreet Honig. As a soloist she has performed in several venues in the Netherlands and in Italy including the Muziekgebouw, the Concertgebouw and De Spiegel. Francesca made her debut in 2017 as Musetta in La bohème. Her performances also include Eerste Vrouw in Gerard Ammerlaan’s Ontstaan in grote nood Werkman, Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Beth in Mark Adamo’s Little Women. In 2019 she was part of the Young Artist Programme ‘Jonge Grote Zangers’. Currently, she is a second-year student at the Dutch National Opera Academy.

Autumn 2021 sees Francesca return to the Teatro Comunale Sassari for a new production of Lehár’s Die lustige Witwe (Valencienne).