Lilah Gosman and Milos Repicky performed in the Penthouse of the Roger Smith Hotel on Friday December 12th 2008.
Originally from Montauk, New York, soprano Lilah Gosman has been hailed as a "shining star on the musical firmament". Lilah is equally at home in operatic productions, the concert stage, and in recital. Lilah has appeared with the Annapolis Symphony, One World Symphony and with the Theater Chamber Players performing at the Kennedy Center. She was a featured artist at The Whitney Museum's annual Art Affair, where she performed with a full band in collaboration with singer/songwriter Moby. On the concert stage Lilah has been heard at Avery Fisher Hall, Opera North, Aspen Music Festival, International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy, Tanglewood Music Center. Lilah most recently appeared in the Art of Song concert series in a program of jazz standards. She looks forward to joining Art of Song for more concerts in the Spring as well as collaborating with Milos Repicky in a recital of Felix Mendelssohn's music. Operatic performances include Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni, Susanna in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Lauretta in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, Echo in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos and Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare. Other roles include Hansel in Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck, Rosette in Manon by Massenet and Adeleide in Lotario by Handel and Soprano in Einstein on the Beach by Phillip Glass. She maintains a passion for new music and has premiered several new works by contemporary composers. Lilah attended the Peabody Conservatory and the Manhattan School of Music.
Born in Bratislava, Slovakia, and raised in France and Canada, pianist/conductor Miloš Repický is on the music staff of the Metropolitan Opera, where he was recently heard playing the harpsichord continuo for Le Nozze di Figaro. Mr. Repicky has been responsible for musical preparation for many other operas including Don Giovanni, Madama Butterfly, Macbeth, War and Peace, Hansel and Gretel, Rigoletto, La Traviata, The Magic Flute and served as Czech language coach for Jenůfa. In addition to the Met's radio and Sirius satellite broadcasts, Mr. Repicky's performances have been broadcast for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and New York's WQXR. He was a featured performer on a multimedia DVD release of Pierrot Lunaire by Sundailtech Pictures. As conductor for the world premiere of Tobin Stokes' opera The Vinedressers, Mr. Repický was featured on a television documentary for the CBC. He has performed in recital for Regina Resnik Presents, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Montreal's Jeunesses-Musicales, the Chicago Cultural Center and New York's Julian Autrey Song Foundation.