Known for her unique cello playing style, Francesca is a specialist in Klezmer and Roma music. She is a songwriter, composer, sonic-artist, ethnographer and improviser. Francesca’s work explores the paradigm between the past and the present in her live performances, using sound and musical narrative to immerse and transport listeners into her musical world.
Francesca performs with critically acclaimed duo Fran & Flora (‘an album of beguiling beauty’ - Clive Bell, The Wire) and produces film scores and site-specific installation works. As a collaborator and improviser Francesca has toured and recorded internationally with artists including Imogen Heap, Talvin Singh OBE, Sam Lee, Portico Quartet, SteamDown Collective, Riz Ahmed, Ashley Paul, Frank London (Klezmatics) and Cosmo Sheldrake and has performed at Glastonbury Festival, Café Oto, Kings Place, The Royal Festival Hall and WOMAD.
She regularly teaches workshops in the style and creative music making. She is currently working on her debut EP due for release in 2020.
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