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Riccardo Muti invited the soprano to La Scala di Milano for the premiere of Rigoletto in 1994. Interpreting Gilda she enjoyed huge international success and she has been a regular guest singer in La Scala ever since. In 1995, she was already a celebrated star when she sang in The Magic Flute for the season-opening premiere at La Scala. These roles were followed in Milano by Susanna of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Violetta in Verdi’s Traviata. 
At the Salzburg Festival she interpreted several important roles and worked with widely renowned conductors. She sang the Falcon in Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten under Sir George Solti and she performed Drusilla of Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea with Nikolaus Harnoncourt. In Salzburg she also sang Violetta under Riccardo Muti, and she worked with Claudio Abbado as well, interpreting Xenia in Boris Mussorgsky’s Godunov.

In Paris at L’Opéra Bastille, in addition to Susanna, Gilda and Lucia di Lammermoor she also sang Antonia in Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann. In the Royal Opera House in London she made her debut as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, where she also sang Violetta with great success. She interpreted the title role of Donizetti’s Elisabeth at a concert performance, which was also a world premiere. Most recently she has sang the title role in the London premiere of Lucia di Lammermoor.