Quickly gaining a reputation for her strong ability to control her colourful coloratura voice, high notes, and her powerful theatrics personality on stage, Lilia compels audiences with her fearless artistry and attention to details.
Opera, Jazz and Arabic Folk singer, Lilia Ben Chikha has toured internationally, including performances in The United States, France, Lebanon, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Morocco, Bulgaria , Germany, Egypt, Serbia..
She has appeared in many important music festivals, such as International 88 salon concerts (United States of America), CINEMONDE Manhattan (United States of America), Olympia Paris (France), Well-Sound Jazz International Festival (Algeria), Casablanca International Festival (Morocco), Jounieh international festival (Lebanon), Beirut International Festival (Lebanon), Carthage International Festival ,El Jem International Festival, Carthage Jazz Festival, Tabarka Jazz Festival, El Jem Classical Music International Festival (Tunisia), March Music Days International Festival of Ruse (Bulgaria), Bibliotheca Alexandrina Classical Music International Festival (Egypt), and many others.
Mrs. Ben Chikha has performed with orchestras such as L’Ile symphony orchestra, Syria symphony orchestra, Lebanon symphony orchestra, Alexandria symphony orchestra, Ukrainian symphony orchestra, Trapani opera orchestra, Tunisia Philharmonic orchestra, Tunisia symphony orchestra, Tunisia Opera orchestra.
Lilia Has toured as a performer, Educator, Vocal coach and Choir leader for the notable organisations like International 88/Tunisia 88, Carthage Rotary Charity Clubs, ARC organisation for Tunisian musicians, “JMC Carthage Music Festival” held by the Ministry of Culture Tunis-Tunisia, “Center of Mediterranean Music Ennejma Ezzahra” and many others.
Miss Ben Chikha Holds both Bachelor degree and Masters degree in Classical and folk music performance from the prestigious higher institute of music of Tunis, an additional international Opera singing diploma from Ruse international music academy (bulgaria).
She possesses a special talent for performing roles including Cunegonde in Candide, Rosina in Il Barbiere Di Siviglia, Violetta in La Traviata, Gilda in Rigoletto, Julietta in I Capuleti, Lakmé in Lakmé , Amina in la Sonnambula , Lucia in Lucia Di Lammermoor, Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Queen of the night in Die Zauberflöte, Christine in The Phantom of the Opera, Giuditta in Giuditta,Butterfly in Butterfly,Rusalka in Rusalka…
Aside from Opera, Lilia toured as a Jazz and arabic folk singer in several projects such as International88/Tunisia88 of American Pianist Kimball Gallagher, ’24 Perfumes’ of Tunisian Jazz Man Mohamed Ali Kammoun, ‘The Legacy of Carthage’ of Tunisian and International Drummer and Composer Ayman Boujlida, ‘Tornado’ of Tunisian and International Baritone Haytham Hadhiri, ‘Darimba’ of Tunisian Bass player Wassim Ben Rhouma.