Born in Florence, Eleonora Bellocci studied under the guidance of Donatella Debolini and graduated with honors from the Luigi Cherubini Music Conservatory in 2019.
In 2016 she joined the Accademia Rossiniana with Alberto Zedda and debuted as Corinna in Il viaggio a Reims at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro.
From 2016 to 2018 Eleonora attended the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy where she studied under the tutelage of international leading artists, performing in major productions for the Florence Opera including Auber’s Fra Diavolo (Zerlina), Salieri’s Scuola de’ gelosi (Ernestina), Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel (Gretel), Carmen (Frasquita), La Cenerentola (Clorinda) and Viva la Mamma (Prima Donna).
In the 2017/2018 season, she sang Clorinda in La Cenerentola (including the rare aria “Sventurata! mi credea”) for Opera Lombardia and Isabella in Rossini’s Inganno felice for the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza. For the Rossini in Wildbad Festival, she appeared as Fanny (La Cambiale di matrimonio), Teti (Le Nozze di Teti e Peleo) and Rosalia (L’Equivoco stravagante).
First prize winner at the International Singing Competitions “Carlo Guasco” and “Giulio Neri”, Eleonora Bellocci was awarded the International Belcanto Price at the Wildbad Rossini Festival.
In 2018, she has recorded a DVD with La Cambiale di matrimonio filmed at that same Festival.
In 2018/2019, she was Berta (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) at the Teatro Regio in Parma, Serafina (Il Campanello) and Fanny (La Cambiale di matrimonio) both for the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari. She made her debut as Königin der Nacht on the opening night of the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania conducted by Gianluigi Gelmetti and staged by Pier Luigi Pizzi and had been re-invited by the Belcanto Opera Festival in Wildbad to perform Accademia di Musica (Annetta) by Simon Mayr and the first modern representation of I tre gobbi (Madama Vezzosa) by Manuel Garcia.
The 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 seasons saw her interpret, among other operas, Cimarosa’s Matrimonio segreto (Elisetta) in a Pier Luigi Pizzi production for the Teatro Regio Torino, the rarity Leonora (title role) by Ferdinando Paër under Alessandro De Marchi at the Innsbruck Festival and Monteverdi’s Ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (La Fortuna) in a new Ottavio Dantone/Robert Carsen production at Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Recent and forthcoming engagements include Monica in Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium at both the Teatro Flavio Vespasiano in Rieti and Teatro Palladium in Rome, Ofelia in Franco Faccio’s Amleto at Teatro Filarmonico in Verona and Ottavia in Graun’s Silla in Innsbruck. Eleonora reprises the role of the Queen of the Night in Barrie Kosky’s production of Die Zauberflöte at the Tel Aviv Opera and stars as Frasquita in Bizet’s Carmen for the Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro di Reggio Emilia and Teatro Comunale di Bolzano.