Inva Mula is internationally acknowledged as one of the leading sopranos of our day and has been acclaimed in the world’s leading opera houses:Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Wiener Staatsoper, Arena di Verona, Bonn, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Chicago, National Opera of Washington, Opéra Bastille in Paris, Teatro Teatro Real of Madrid, Liceo in Barcelona,etc. She was born into an artistic family in Tirana, Albania.
Among other prestigious competitions, it was Plácido Domingo’s Competition "Operalia" in Paris that launched her to international fame in 1993. Since then she has performed in several concerts with Plácido Domingo throughout the world, recording one of them for SONY, at the Opéra Bastille in Paris.
Inva Mula is a regular performer at La Scala, where she has sung in La Traviata, Manon and Falstaff among others. She is also a renowned Violetta in La Traviata, and has sung the role in many cities around the world, including Tokyo, Bilbao, Los Angeles, Toulouse, Arena di Verona, Orange, Madrid, Opéra de Montpellier, Teatro alla Scala, Opéra de Nice, Deutsche Opera Berlín, Covent Garden, Opéra National de París, Toronto, Tokyo, Trieste, Avignon and Bilbao.
At Teatro Real in Madrid she sang Simon Boccanegra with Placido Domingo, where they received the longest recorded ovation in the Theatre’s history (30 minutes). In recent seasons she has sung Pagliacci opposite Roberto Alagna in Orange, La Traviata in Berlin, La Bohème in Monte Carlo and Vienna, Mireille, La Bohème, Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Antonia) and Faust in Opera Bastille in Paris, Faust in Vienna opposite Jonas Kaufmann, Nedda in Bologna, La Bohème in Orange, Bilbao and Zurich conducted by Fabio Luisi, Verdi's Otello in Marseille, Micaela in Teatro Colón di Buenos Aires.
Her future engagements include: La Bohème in Salerno conducted by Daniel Oren, Pagliacci and Manon in Vienna opposite Ramón Vargas, Verdi's Otello in Orange opposite Roberto Alagna, Le Roi d’Ys and Elisir d’Amore in Marseille, etc. The film director Luc Besson chose her to perform the role of the "Diva" in the movie The Fifth Element with the London Symphonic Orchestra.