"The original Portuguese was sung by Ms. Franco here as an operatic aria in her highest range. The result was enthralling" - about the World Premiere of Ouvir Estrelas, by R. Paterson - The Classical Music Net, 2017
Praised for the beauty of her timbre, vocal technique, and musicality, Juliana Franco is also known for her versatility in different styles from the Baroque repertoire, opera to musicals and voice-over studios.
He started her musical studies at the age of six when she joined the choir Meninas Cantoras de Petrópolis. He made her professional debut as a soloist at Don Helder's Symphony of the Two Worlds at the age of 11; since then, music has become an integral part of her life. Ms. Franco has been seen and heard on stages in Brazil, the United States, and Europe.
Parallel to her work in the classical universe, she gives voice to characters from films and cartoons. She is the voice of Anastasia in the Brazilian version of the film and other characters from TV and movies. Since 2015 she has been a soloist for the Family Project with the Petrobras Symphony Orchestra in adaptations of children's classics for soprano, baritone, and orchestra such as Arca de Noé (Noah's Ark), Saltimbancos, Balão Mágico, and O Mágico de Oz. "Série em Família" is a very special project dedicated to young audiences (children of all ages).
Ms. Franco has been researching the diction of sung Brazilian Portuguese for the last six years and gives recitals and lectures on the subject, spreading Brazilian music and culture around the world.
She has a doctoral degree in Voice Pedagogy and a master's degree in Opera Performance from the University of Maryland.