Ilina Mihaylova was Born in Varna, Bulgaria. At the age of 4 she began to play piano and later graduated from the Musical School of Varna “Dobri Hristoff”.
After graduation she entered at “Pantch Vladigherov” Conservatory of Sofia, where she sang with Blagovesta Karnobatlova and the conductor Nedialko Nedialkov. In 2002 she won the First prize in the “Svetloslav Obretenov” competition and the First and Special prize in the “Parashkev Hadjiev” contest in Bulgaria. After graduating the Music Academy of Sofia she was admitted at the Musical Academy in Milan, where she performed in the class of Wilma Borelli and continued master’s degree classes under the coordination of Ernesto Palacio and Giacomo Aragall. She had her debut in Milan in the roles of Fiordiligi in “Cosi fan tutte”, Zerlina in “Don Giovanni” and Didone in “Dido and Aeneas”
After her graduation in Milano in 2006, she debuts in the role of Musetta in “La Boheme” in the Festival of Puccini in Torre del Lago.
She performed at numerous concerts in Italy.
In 2008 she won the 59° contest As.Li.Co. for the role of Norina in “Don Pasquale”, where she debuted with a big success at the Theaters of Como, Brescia, Cremona and Pavia.
In 2009-2010 season she has been called again by As.Li.Co. to perform the role of Maria in “La Figlia del Reggimento” of Donizetti for the Theatres of Pavia, Ravenna and Como. Later on she took part in the concert for the bicentenary of Schuman in Teatro Sociale di Como together with maestro Alessandro de Curtis.
In 2012 and 2013 she sang Adina in “L’elisir d’amore”, Susanna in “Le nozze di Figaro”, Rosina in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, Gilda in “Rigoletto” and Violetta in “Traviata” in Bulgaria and in tours in Belgium and Holland.
In 2014 Ilina sings “Traviata”, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” and “Don Giovanni” in Varna State Opera and “Gilda” in Teatro of Modena in Italy, having a big success and in 2015 she performs once more “Traviata”, “Norina” and ‘Zerlina” in Varna Opera. The last year 2016 she performed “L’elisir d’amore” and “Barbiere di Siviglia” in Varna and Bourgas.
She made her debut in the role of Liu in Turandot and Mercedes and the World premiere of the musical The Count of Monte Cristo from Yves Deca.
In 2017 she debut in the role of Micaela form Carmen, and she was again Gilda,Traviata,Liu,Musetta,Norina.
She made also an important debut in the role of Lucia di Lammermoor.