Rosa Feola came to international attention after winning multiple awards including second prize, the audience prize and the zarzuela prize at the Operalia in 2010. She was recently awarded the Premio Speciale of the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi.

Operatic roles include Corinna (Il Viaggio a Reims), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Gilda (Rigoletto), Norina (Don Pasquale), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Amina (La Sonnambula) to name just a few, performing at houses including Teatro alla Scala, the Metropolitan Opera New York, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Opernhaus Zürich, Bavarian State Opera, Ravenna Festival, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Teatro Regio Torino, Salzburg Festival and the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

Recent career highlights include a number of debuts, namely at the Royal Opera House in London in an Oliver Mears production of Rigoletto and as Liu in Turandot at the Opernhaus Zurich. She also returned to the Metropolitan Opera for performances of Rigoletto and Olga in Fedora.

Engagements for the 2023/24 season include appearances with Washington National Opera for Romeo and Juliet, Teatro di San Carlo for Liu in a new production of Turandot, Vienna State Opera for Don Pasquale and Opera Royal de Wallonie-Liège for I Capuleti e i Montecchi.