We asked Riona some questions to get to know her better and here are her answers:-
Name & Surname:- Riona Degiorgio
Age:- 11 years
Stage Name:– Riona
Song you will be participating with:- True Colours
Who is your favourite artist?:– Il Volo
What type of music you love singing to?:- Classic Music
What are the three things you can’t live without?:- Music, Playing piano and crafts
Ten years from now you will be…. learning music in London
What is your favourite thing to do when you are not singing?:- Doing crafts and arts
Well Done Riona for making it to the final and we wish you the best of Luck!!!
Riona is 11 years old and currently lives in Fgura. At present she vocally trains at “The Voice Lab Malta” under the direction of Claudia Magrin and reputable baritone Joseph Lia. In her first 6 years as a soloist, Riona won numerous local and international festivals. In 2014 participated in the festival Oltre Oceano Palermo with the song “Nella Fantasia” from the movie “The Mission”. Of the 16 competitors between the ages of 7 and 15 years, she classified in 3rd place. In 2015, Riona participated and classified in first place in the International Festival, Lake Pearls in Macedonia.
In this festival she won her category and came in second place from 42 singers from 11 different countries. Riona interpreted “The Phantom Of The Opera”, composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Nessun Dorma from the opera Turandot of Giacomo Puccini. Riona was invited in various localities around Malta and surprised those present with her high notes and her angelic voice. The love for music does not stop with just the singing, Riona is also a pianist.