Italian soprano Rosa Feola came to international attention when she won Second Prize, The Audience Prize and the Zarzuela Prize at the 2010 Plácido Domingo World Opera Competition. After graduating from the Conservatory in Rome, studying with M° Mara Naddei, in 2008 she attended masterclasses at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the direction of Renata Scotto, Anna Vandi and Cesare Scarton.
Known for her sparkling soprano and gifts as an actress on both the concert platform and opera stage, she regularly collaborates with conductors such as Riccardo Muti and gives recitals internationally. Rosa's recent engagements include: Rigoletto in Zurich and Torino; Falstaff in Bari; L'elisir d'amore and La bohème in Rome; and Carmen in China. Roles this season and beyond include Sandrina (La finta giardiniera); Ilia (Idomeneo); Pamina (Die Zauberflote); Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro); Corinna (Il Viaggio a Reims); Gilda (Rigoletto) and Nanetta (Falstaff).
In the forthcoming seasons highlights are to include; Il viaggio a Reims, Rigoletto and Pearlfishers with the Opernhaus Zurich, L'elisir d'amore (Adina) with the Deutsche Staatsoper, Le nozze di Figaro (Susanna) at Glyndebourne and Idomeneo (Ilia) with the Opera de Lille.
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