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. 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.
Having made her debut in the role of Corinna
in Il Viaggio a Reims under Kent
Nagano at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia she then sang Serafina, Il Campanello at the 2010 Reate Festival
and went on to sing, Adina L’elisir
d’amore at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome under Bruno Campanella and Inès in
Mercadante’s I due Figaro conducted
by Riccardo Muti at the Salzburg Festival.
Rosa’s most performances have included a huge
success as Gilda in Rigoletto at the
the Ravenna Festival and the
Teatro Regio Torino. She has sung the role of Susanna, Le Nozze di Figaro at the National Centre for Performing Arts in
Beijing and La Fenice and other calling card
roles also include; Zerlina, Don Giovanni
which she has sung at the Teatro Regio Turin as well as in Valencia, Musetta
in La Bohème, I due Figaro conducted by Riccardo Muti at the Teatro Real Madrid
and Michaela in Carmen which she performed
at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin and will revive this season in collaboration
with Guangzhou Opera House in China and conducted by Daniel Oren.
On the concert platform she has recently
performed; Rossini’s Petite Messe
Solenelle conducted by Michele Campanella, Carmina Burana with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra directed by
Maestro Muti and concert performances of La
Clemenza di Tito with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Louis
In concert this season Rosa will make her
debut at the Wigmore Hall, as well as singing Carmina Burana with the Orchestre National de Lyon under Yutak Sado
and Santa Ceclilia. Other performances include; Schubert’s Mass with Riccardo
Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Rosa will also give a recital in Tokyo
and sing Mahler 4 with the NHK.
On stage, Rosa has an exciting few seasons
ahead and will sing La finta giardiniera
and Le nozze di Figaro at the
Glyndebourne Festival, Idomeneo at
the Opera de Lille and I Puritani and
Il turco in Italia in Turin.