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.