She was born in Piatra Neamt, Romania in a family of musicians.

Music High School - Piatra Neamt - Professor: Elena Botez.
Music University - Bucharest.

  • Ist Prize at the XX Concorso Internazionale Valsesia Musica 2004.
  • Ist Prize and the Public Prize at the XL International Singing Contest "Francisco Vinas" - Barcelona, Spain 2003.
  • Ist Prize and the Public Prize at The 2nd International Singers Competition - Beijing, China 2002.
  • Ist Prize and the Public Prize at Debut2002 - Bad Mergentheim-Germany 2002.
  • II-nd Prize at "Jaume Aragall" Girona, Spain 2002.
  • Ist Prize and the Public Prize at "Monserrat Caballe" Andora 2001.
  • Ist Prize at "Jullian Gayarre" Pamplona Spain 2000. President of Jury: Jose Carreras.
  • III-rd Prize at Bilbao Spain 2000.
  • II-nd Prize at "George Enescu" Singing Competition - Bucharest 1999.
  • II-nd Prize at Hans Gabor's "Belvedere" contest in Wien, 1999.
  • III-rd Prize at The International Contest "Voci Verdiane" Busseto, Italy 1998.
Protagonist in the following theaters:

Royal Opera Amsterdam, Wiennerstaatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Stuttgart Staatstheater, Klagenfurt Staatstheater, Hannover Staatstheater, Greek Opera House, Opera Municipal de Marseille, Opera Royal de Wallonie Liege, Herodes Atticus Theatre Athens, Bucharest Opera House, Covent Garden London, Gran Teatre del Liceo Barcelona, Opera West Bergen Oslo, Timisoara Opera House Romania, Athens Megaro Moussikis, Frankfurt Staatsoper, Teatro Politeama - Palermo Italia, Beijing National Opera House, Teatro Massimi Bellini - Catania, National Theatre Prague, Konzerthaus Berlin.

Concerts abroad:

Pamplona, Ordino-Andora, Madrid, Barcelona, Sakata and Yamagata - Japan, Cannes and Paris-France, Beijing, TV Arte Europe - Saarbruken - Germany, Luzern - Suisse.

  • 2011- Athens Festival - Athens, Greece.
  • 2011- Aegina International Music Festival - Aegina, Greece.
  • 2010- Athens Festival - Athens, Greece.
  • 2007- George Enescu - Bucharest, Romania.
  • 2006- Le violon sur le sable - Royan, France.
  • 2002- Festival "Flaneries Musicales d'ete" - Reims, France.
  • 2001- International Festival "Narciso Yepes"- Ordino, Andorra.
  • 2001- "George Enescu" Bucharest, Romania.
  • 2001- "Castel de Peralada"- Spain.
  • 1997- "G. Donizetti"- Bergamo, Italy.
Cellia Costea