Italian prima donna Gabriella Tucci has performed in the most celebrated Opera Houses in the world - the Teatro alla Scala, Arena di Verona, Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Teatro Colón, Teatro di San Carlo, Teatro La Fenice, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Bolshoi Theatre, Wiener Staatsoper - and in Germany, Spain, Australia, South Africa, and Japan. Tucci's repertoire of 80 roles includes composers such as Mozart, Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi (the soprano has performed fourteen heroine roles of the Bussetani composer), Puccini, Wagner, Gounod, Gluck, Mercadante, Piccinni, Pizzetti, Respighi, Rimsky-Korsakov, and Britten. Tucci has served as a jury member for various competitions, including the Concurso Internacional de Canto Francisco Viñas in Barcelona, and the Shizuoka International Opera Competition in Japan. This is her third appearance at PMF since 2015.