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.
Rosa made her debut in the role of 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 Inès (Mercadante’s I due Figaro) under Riccardo Muti at the Salzburg Festival.
Her most recent roles have included Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the La Fenice in Venice, Michaela (Carmen) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Zerlina (Don Giovanni) in Valencia.
Forthcoming engagements include Musetta (La Bohème) in Naples, I due Figaro conducted by Riccardo Muti at the Teatro Real Madrid, Don Giovanni at the Teatro Regio, Turin and Le nozze di Figaro at the Teatro La Fenice.
On the concert platform she recently sang in Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle, conducted by Michele Campanella and Servilia (La Clemenza di Tito) with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen under Louis Langrée.
Future engagements are to include Carmina Burana with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra directed by Maestro Muti, Musetta in La Bohème in Naples, I due Figaro in Buenos Aires again with Muti, Gilda in Rigoletto at the Ravenna Festival and Gianni Schicchi with the Accademia Santa Cecilia.