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Francesco Fraboni

Francesco Fraboni
Vocal Coach
Francesco Fraboni was the collaborative pianist for James Levine in the Met Chamber Ensemble music series on Dallapiccola. He was a Coach Fellow at Wolf Trap Opera in the summer of 2011 for the productions of Le Donne Curiose (Wolf-Ferrari) and Sweeney Todd. He has served as coach for the Intermezzo Young Artist Program in Bruges, Belgium, the La Lingua della Lirica in Novafeltria, and for the revival production of the opera Gustavo Wasa by Filippo Marchetti for the Teatro Marchetti in Camerino. He has been the accompanist for the Master Classes of Marilyn Horne, Marcello Giordani, Raina Kabaivanska, and Johanna Meier. He has been heard in recital at the Opéra de Rouen, France, the Auditorium San Rocco and Teatro la Fenice in Senigallia, the Teatro Rossini in Pesaro, the Wolfsburg Castle in Germany, the Festival Incontri Asolani in Asolo, in the Vocal Colors series at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, and many others. Mr. Fraboni earned his Master of Music in Accompanying as a full-scholarship student of Warren Jones at Manhattan School of Music, where he was assistant conductor and diction coach for Paisiello’s Nina o sia la Pazza per amore. The recipient of scholarships from the Rossini Foundation and the Circolo Amici della Lirica Rossini, he graduated from the Conservatorio Rossini of Pesaro in Piano with highest honors as a student of Giovanni Valentini. He has had apprenticeships as a collaborative pianist at the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale Belli in Spoleto under the direction of Enza Ferrari and Marco Boemi and in chamber music studies at the International Piano Academy Incontri col Maestro di Imola directed by Pier Narciso Masi.