Francesco Corti was born in Arezzo, Italy, in a musical family in 1984. He studied organ in the class of Wijnand van de Pol at the Conservatorio Morlacchi in Perugia, where he graduated with highest marks and mention in 2004. He then studied harpsichord at the Conservatoire de Musique of Geneva with Alfonso Fedi. He is currently continuing his studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Bob van Asperen (harpsichord). In 2006 he obtained the first prize of harpsichord at the XV International "Johann Sebastian Bach" Competition in Leipzig. His first solo recording (Harpsichord suites by Lous Couperin, recorded on the original Ruckers Harpsichod conserved in Neuchâatel, switzerland) has been published in 2007 by the label Genuin.