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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 Opera Studio at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, under the direction of Renata Scotto, Anna Vandi and Cesare Scarton.
Not only known for her sparkling soprano but a truly gifted actress on both the concert platform and opera stage. Rosa has made appearances in roles such as Corinna, Il Viaggio a Reims under Kent Nagano at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. She then sang Serafina, Donizetti’s Il campanello at the 2010 Reate Festival, Adina, L’elisir d’amore at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome under Bruno Campanella and as Inès in Mercadante’s I due Figaro under Riccardo Muti at the Salzburg Festival.
Rosa's engagements in the 2013/2014 season include: Rigoletto in Zurich and Torino, Falstaff in Bari, L'elisir d'amore in Rome, Carmen in China, La finta giardiniera in Glyndebourne and Idomeneo in Lille. Other roles that Rosa will present in future seasons are to include: Pamina/ Die Zauberflote, Susanna/Le nozze di Figaro, Corinna/ Il Viaggio a Reims, Gilda/Rigoletto and Nanetta/ Falstaff.