The soprano Elena Rossi, studied singing at the Bologna Accademia Filarmonica, thereafter appearing in major Italian and international theatres and distinguished festivals with major operatic rôles. In December 2004 she sang Anne in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste. In 2005 she sang Thérèse in Poulenc’s Les mamelles de Tirésias at the Macerata Festival. At the Pisa Teatro Verdi she sang Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and at the Teatro Comunale in Modena made her début as Bella in the world première of Marco Tutino’s La bella e la bestia. In 2006 she appeared as Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata in major Spanish theatres, winning very great personal success, and she sang in Die Zauberflöte (directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi) and Aida at the Macerata Sferisterio.