Italian soprano Rosa Feola came to international attention after winning multiple awards including Second Prize, The Audience Prize and the Zarzeula Prize at the Plácido Domingo World Opera Competition (2010). A pupil of Mara Naddei, she regularly attends master classes at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia by Renata Scotto, Anna Vandi and Cesare Scarton.
Operatic roles include Corinna Il Viaggio a Reims, Serafind Il Campanello, Adina L’elsir d’amore, Gilda Rigoletto, Nannetta Falstaff, Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro, Zerlina Don Giovanni, Musetta La Bohème, Ines I due Figaro and Micaela Carmen, performing at houses including Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Opernhaus Zurich, Ravenna Festival, Teatro Regio Torino, Teatro Real Madrid, Salzburg Festival and the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Engagements this season and beyond include Elvira I Puritani with the Welsh National Opera, Léïla Les Pecheurs de Perles, Corinna Il viaggio a Reims and Gilda Rigoletto, at Opernhaus Zurich and her solo recital debut in San Francisco. She is currently singing Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro at Glyndebourne and will go on to make her debut at the Wiener Staatsoper in Le Nozze di Figaro (Japan tour), conducted by Muti and will sing Lauretta Gianni Schicchi at the Bayerische Staatsoper.
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She released her debut solo CD in 2015 titled ‘Musica e Poesia’, accompanied by Iain Burnside, featuring music by Respighi, Martucci, Ponchielli, Pinsuti and Liszt.