Valeria Mignaco

Valeria Mignaco

Alfonso Marin and Valeria Mignaco

Alfonso Marin and Valeria Mignaco

Valeria Mignaco was born in Rosario, Argentina and began taking singing lessons at the age of 14. In 1996 she moved to The Netherlands and followed the Classical Singing  studies at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague where she obtained her Masters’ singing  diploma, specializing in Renaissance and Baroque repertoire.

Finalist of the International Baroque Singing Competition of the Chateau de Chimay (Belgium) in 2004 and 2006 and  the International Young Artists Presentation in Anvers (with ensemble Via Artis), she also  received an Honorable Mention at the Soloists Competition of the Flemish Early Music  Festival in Brugge 2005. Her duo with lute player Alfonso Marín had a Special Mention at  the Alte Musik Treff, Berlin 2005. With her light, flexible soprano voice, Valeria works  regularly with early music ensembles in The Netherlands as well as abroad.

She has  recorded the CD 40 Voices with the Huelgas Ensemble and two Madrigal books by  Monteverdi with Ensemble Le Nuove Musiche (Quinto Livro de Madrigali and Sesto Livro de Madrigali – Brilliant Classics, 2009). Her duo CD Clear or Cloudy (English Lute-songs – Musica Ficta, 2010) recorded with lute-player Alfonso Marín had excellent international reviews. As Oratorio singer Valeria has performed different works by W.A.Mozart (Mis in c minor, Vesperae Solemnis di Confesore), J.S.Bach (Hohe Messe, Johannes Passion, Matthaeus Passion, Weihnachts Oratorium and Cantatas), G.F.Haendel, M-A Charpentier, F. Couperin, J.Haydn, etc.

She has worked with Daniel Reuss, Paul Mc Creesh, Jan-Willem de Vriend and Charles de Wolff, the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra and Holland Baroque Society.

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