Ilona Domnich is a lyric soprano, described by critics as a memorable voice of silken beauty with a luminous edge to the tone, a sensitive musician and an actress of magnetic presence.
Originally a pianist, Ilona was spotted by legendary singing teacher Vera Rosza, and went on to win the prestigious Wingate Scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music. Her career has soared, performing in concerts in London at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Westminster Cathedral, as well as internationally in Paris, Rome, St. Petersburg, Jerusalem, Tokyo and Kyoto, to name a few.She was chosen by Opera Now as Top 10 high flyers, “new generation of sopranos who are destined to have impressive careers”, the Artist of the Month in Opera and is the Telegraph’s December choice of best British-based talent.
Throughout her career, Ilona has developed close collaboration with English National Opera, BBC Concert Orchestra, Grange Park Opera, Buxton Opera Festival, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, Festival de Musique de Menton, Trasimeno Music Festival and Anghiari in Italy. She has also created and performed a one woman show, based on songs sung by Marlene Dietrich, Jacques Brell and Edith Piaf with James Bonas, director.