ilona mataradze*

soprano

* VAR - various projects only

The Georgian soprano graduated successfully from the Academy of Placido Domingo at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, where she had the chance to work on vocal technique with  Montserrat Caballé, Ruggero Raimondi, Plácido Domingo, Vladislav Piavko, Sergei Kaznacheev and others.

 

Ilona was a guest artist during four seasons at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, where she debuted several principal roles. Further performances followed in Teatro Rossini in Pesaro, Teatro Goldoni in Livorno, Teatro del Giglio in Lucca and Teatro Verdi in Pisa, Opera House Tel-Aviv and Haifa Auditorium in Israel, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia and Teatro Principal de Castellon, Teatre de Sabadell and Palau de la Musica in Spain, receiving positive critics for her interpretations of Mimi from La Bohéme, Desdemona from Otello, Gilda from Rigoletto, Amelia from Simon Boccanegra, Micaela from Carmen, Adina from L'elisir d'amore etc.

 

Ilona has collaborated with renowned directors such as Z. Mehta, L. Maazel, J. Levi, A. Zedda, JM Pérez-Sierra, J. Bernácer, C. Amat, OM Wellber, P. Fourniller, P. Weigol, M. Balderi, A. Battistoni, C. Goldstein, JL Martínez, F. Biondi, etc.


ReperToire

G. VERDI

Otello –  Desdemona

Rigoletto –  Gilda

Simon Boccanegra – Amelia

Il Corsaro – Medora

Vespri Siciliani  – Elena

La Traviata – Violetta

 

G. PUCCINI

Turandot –  Liù

La Bohème –  Mimi / Musetta

Gianni Schicchi –  Lauretta

 

G. BIZET

Carmen –  Micaela

 

V. BELLINI

I Capuleti e i Montecchi – Giulietta

I Puritani – Elvira

 

R. LEONCAVALLO

Pagliacci – Nedda

 

W. A. MOZART

Le Nozze di Figaro –  Contessa / Susanna

Così fan tutte –  Fiordiligi / Despina

Die Zauberflöte – Pamina

Don Giovanni –  Donna Anna

 

C. GOUNOD

Romeo et Juliette – Juliette

Faust – Marguerite

 

G. DONIZETTI

L´Elisir d´Amore –  Adina

Don Pasquale – Norina

Anna Bolena – Anna Bolena

 

G. ROSSINI

Il Viaggio a Reims – Corinna

 

J. MASSENET

Manon –  Manona

 

B. BRITTEN

The Rape of Lucretia – Female Chorus

 

R. STRAUSS

Four Last Songs

Ariadne auf Naxos – Echo

 

S. PROKOFIEV

War and Peace – Natasha

 

R. KORSAKOV

Snow Maiden – Snow Maiden

Tsar’s Bride – Marfa

 

P. TCHAIKOVSKI

Romances

 

M. MUSORGSKI

Boris Godunov – Xenia