Goni Knaani, soprano, was born in Israel. She studied at the Buchman-Mehta School of Music at the Tel Aviv University. Her repertoire includes Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Mozart), Euridice in Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck) and other roles. Her concert repertoire includes Psalm 42 (Mendelssohn), German Requiem (Brahms) and other works. She received scholarships and won competitions at the Buchman-Mehta School of Music and won the Eli Leon scholarship. Goni Knaani was a member of the Israeli Opera's Meitar Opera Studio were her repertoire included Gretel in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck), Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, the First Lady in Die Zauberflote, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte (Mozart), Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus (J. Strauss), Clorinda in La Cenerentola (Rossini) and other roles. At the Israeli Opera she performed Georgette in La rondine (Puccini).