• Recital in NYC on Dec. 14th!
Recital in NYC on Dec. 14th!
  • December 4th, 2017

Join Gilad for an intimate recital on Thursday December 14th, 2017 at 8:30pm, at The Artist Co-op on 52nd st. & 10th Ave. in Manhattan. The evening will include art songs by Poulenc, Brahms, and Wolf, as well as some other surprises, and will feature soprano Nora Mooney and pianist Felix Jarrar.

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  • Gilad to Perform in Barclays Center!
Gilad to Perform in Barclays Center!
  • November 22nd, 2017

This Thanksgiving Gilad will have the honor of performing the Star Spangled Banner for the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Watch ESPNU on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23rd, at 3:45pm and on Friday Nov. 24th at 7:15pm and you may catch him singing our national anthem!



  • “Circular 14” at the Sousa Mendes Foundation Benefit
“Circular 14” at the Sousa Mendes Foundation Benefit
  • October 19th, 2017

In 2015 Gilad was approached by composer Neely Bruce about performing excerpts from his oratorio “Circular 14: The Apotheosis of Aristedes”, which tells the story of a Portuguese diplomat who saved over 30,000 World War II refugees in 1940 by issuing them illegal visas to his neutral country.

On October 29th, Gilad will have the honor to sing a duet from this piece in an event to benefit the Aristedes de Sousa Mendes Foundation.

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  • Coming up Oct. 24 & 26: The Dybbuk!
Coming up Oct. 24 & 26: The Dybbuk!
  • October 19th, 2017

Gilad is very excited to be singing the leading role of Rabbi Azrael in this reading of scenes and arias from Joel Mandelbaum’s 1972 opera, based on the Ansky play about a Jewish exorcism. The idea for this reading has been brewing for the past 5 years, which was the latest collaboration between the composer and Mr. Paz, when the latter sang the two prayers from act IV of this opera.

The reading will be performed with a 45-piece orchestra, as well as a microtonal keyboard, and will feature a cast of excellent singers!

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  • Opera Hits in the Hamptons!
Opera Hits in the Hamptons!
  • August 1st, 2017

Gilad will make his Hamptons debut this summer in a concert of operatic favorites, part of the Westhampton Cultural Consortium’s Gazebo Concert Series. Come out and enjoy a day at the beach followed by a concert that will include soprano Stefanie Izzo, mezzo-soprano Francesca Lunghi, and pianist Fábio Bezuti.

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  • BOUNCE: The Basketball Opera
BOUNCE: The Basketball Opera
  • March 8th, 2017

Having just returned from Alaska, Gilad is already in rehearsals for his role as COACH in a presentation of Ardea Arts’ relatively new opera about a high school basketball star coping with the influence of money and fame on team ethics.

This is a really fun project for Gilad, as the opera combines several different genres from both the classical and pop realms, something he has been cultivating with his own OPROCK℠ concert.

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  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Gilad Returns to St. Petersburg!
JUST ANNOUNCED: Gilad Returns to St. Petersburg!
  • January 25th, 2017

Gilad will once again join the St. Petersburg Opera in Florida, this time singing the roles of Spalanzani and Nathanael in their June production of Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann.

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  • TONY in West Side Story
TONY in West Side Story
  • January 11th, 2017

JUST ANNOUNCED: Gilad will be making his company debut with Orpheus Project in Juneau, Alaska (his first performance in the state, as well), once again singing the role of Tony in Leonard Bernstein’s immortal classic West Side Story.

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  • Benefit Concert on the Upper West Side
Benefit Concert on the Upper West Side
  • October 20th, 2016

Gilad has been invited to take part in the annual benefit concert for the Ronen Foundation of America, in which I he will double as both MC and performer. It is a very successful organization in Israel, supporting emerging classical musicians from as early as high school until they are well into a successful career in the arts. The performance will take place in Manhattan’s Upper West Side and the information is in the attached invitation. Contact Gilad for more ticket information and discounts (all tickets are donations and are tax deductible).



  • Tom Rakewell in Brooklyn next week!
Tom Rakewell in Brooklyn next week!
  • May 28th, 2016

Gilad will be joining maestro Tito Muñoz and the String Orchestra of Brooklyn on July 21st & 23rd, singing the lead role in Igor Stravinsky’s most famous opera, The Rake’s Progress.

The great cast also includes Stefanie Izzo (with whom Gilad shared the stage in West Side Story in 2014) in the role of Anne Trulove, Amy Maude Helfer (fellow cast member of Gilad’s in Bronx Opera’s Albert Herring in 2015) as Baba the Turk, and Benjamin Bloomfield as Nick Shadow.

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  • Recording from “Carmina Burana” Now online!
Recording from “Carmina Burana” Now online!
  • April 23rd, 2016

The recording of Gilad’s “Olim lacus coluram” from his debut with the Mineola Choral Society on May 14th is now available for listening in the Recordings page.



  • Ooooh, creepy… Erlkönig is now online!
Ooooh, creepy… Erlkönig is now online!
  • March 15th, 2016

Check out my performance of Erlkönig from my recital in Israel. Now in the VIDEO section.



  • JUST ANNOUNCED: A fundraising concert in Israel
JUST ANNOUNCED: A fundraising concert in Israel
  • December 25th, 2015

Gilad will be performing a special concert in Israel on January 11th. A fundraiser for a new demo recording of his new crossover project, this recital will include well-known pieces from both the operatic and musical theater repertoire, as well some art songs and even a pop tune. If you’re on that side of the world, be sure to attend this unique event!



  • Magnificat recording online
Magnificat recording online
  • December 25th, 2015

After a successful concert, Gilad’s recording of the aria “Deposuit potentes” from J.S. Bach’s Magnificat is available for listening in the Recordings section. A video is also available on Gilad’s YouTube channel.



  • JUST ANNOUNCED: First concert after injury!
JUST ANNOUNCED: First concert after injury!
  • October 29th, 2015

Gilad is ecstatic to announce his first official performance following his long recovery from the ankle injury suffered back in June! He will once again return to the Kupferberg Center for the Arts to perform as tenor soloist in Bach’s Magnificat under the baton of Maestro James John this December.

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Health Update – On the mend!
  • September 15th, 2015

First of all, Gilad would like to wish a Happy Jew Year and Shana Tova to all his fans, both Jewish and not. Have a great year, full of Love, Family, Good Health, and Prosperity. May life keep being good to you as you experience the best it has to offer and find more exciting avenues to better yourself and keep striving for the highest peaks!

Secondly, after almost three months of rehabilitation following his surgery, Gilad is finally walking without the aid of crutches and is looking forward to getting back on stage very soon. Keep checking in here and sign up for the mailing list (link at the top of the page), to keep yourself abreast on some exciting news coming soon!



Health Update – Shows cancelled
  • June 25th, 2015

Regretfully, Gilad announces that he had to cancel his upcoming performances in Carmen and Romeo & Juliette due to an injury sustained during opening night of Ariadne auf Naxos. Though he did finish the show, Gilad was diagnosed with a torn Achilles’ tendon a few days later and had to go through surgery to repair it.

Though rehabilitation may take a few months, Gilad is looking forward to getting back on stage soon at the 100% performance level for which he is known!



  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Brighella & Tanzmeister in “ARIADNE”
JUST ANNOUNCED: Brighella & Tanzmeister in “ARIADNE”
  • May 12th, 2015

Gilad will again join Utopia Opera in NYC (where he seems to be the resident high C tenor (-: ) to complete the holy trinity of character tenor roles as he sings the Tanzmeister and Brighella in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos. This will also mark the third time he will be performing in this opera under the direction of Benjamin Spierman. The show is double cast and Gilad will be performing on JUNE 5th & 13th only.

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  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Tybalt in “ROMEO et JULIETTE”
JUST ANNOUNCED: Tybalt in “ROMEO et JULIETTE”
  • March 26th, 2015

Gilad will make his Washington, DC area debut this summer,  joining the Maryland Lyric Opera for their performances of Gounod’s Shakespearean opera. He will be reprising the role of Juliet’s hot-headed cousin, which he debuted in 2013 with the St. Petersburg Opera company (pictured on the left, photo by Alyx Hesser).

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  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Remendado in “CARMEN”
JUST ANNOUNCED: Remendado in “CARMEN”
  • March 26th, 2015

Gilad will be making his debut with the New Rochelle Opera this June, singing the role of Remendado in the company’s production of Bizet’s beloved tragic opera CarmenPart of NRO’s 30th anniversary season celebrations!

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  • St. John Passion: THIS Week in NYC!
St. John Passion: THIS Week in NYC!
  • March 16th, 2015

It’s almost here! Gilad returns to perform with the Metro Chamber Orchestra singing the role of the Evangelist in J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion. A special performance sung in English, rehashing the story of the crucifixion as told in the gospel of John with Bach’s dramatic score!

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  • Aria from Albert Herring
Aria from Albert Herring
  • March 16th, 2015

Check out the new video of Gilad singing the Mayor’s aria from a performance of Albert Herring with Bronx Opera.

Now up in the VIDEO section above.



  • Gala Performance in ISRAEL was a Success!
Gala Performance in ISRAEL was a Success!
  • March 16th, 2015

Gilad was invited to perform as featured soloist in the Ronen Foundation annual gala event in Tel Aviv, Israel, this March. The performance was a huge success, garnering accolades from the sold-out crowd.

Stay tuned for more performances with the Ronen Foundation in the United States



  • “Carmina Burana” in Houston
“Carmina Burana” in Houston
  • February 26th, 2015

Gilad is making his Houston area debut on May 2nd,  singing the Tenor solo in Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Houston Choral Society.

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  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Gala Performance in ISRAEL!
JUST ANNOUNCED: Gala Performance in ISRAEL!
  • December 24th, 2014

Gilad has been invited to perform as featured soloist in the Ronen Foundation annual gala event in Tel Aviv, Israel, this coming March. Being so close to Purim this performance will incorporate some of the holiday’s themes, including masquerades, drinking and wine, and women empowerment.

For tickets e-mail ronenfoundation@gmail.com



  • UPDATE: Albert Herring dates announced!
UPDATE: Albert Herring dates announced!
  • December 24th, 2014

Gilad has been having an awesome time preparing the role of the Mayor for Bronx Opera company’s production of Benjamin Britten’s comedy Albert Herring. He will be performing on opening night, January 10th, and closing day, January 18th. Come see this hilarious opera!

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  • JUST ANNOUNCED: Handel’s “MESSIAH” in New York City
JUST ANNOUNCED: Handel’s “MESSIAH” in New York City
  • October 22nd, 2014

Gilad will be singing his first Messiah this December, performing as the tenor soloist with the Queens Choral Society at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts.

And “ev’ry valley shall be exalted!”

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  • Azaël in Debussy’s “L’enfant prodigue”
Azaël in Debussy’s “L’enfant prodigue”
  • October 15th, 2014

Gilad was asked to step in for a sick colleague and sing the tenor role in Debussy’s short, but absolutely beautiful, cantata “The Prodigal Son” with Metro Chamber Orchestra.

Shows are open to the public and are free both Friday & Sunday. Info is in the calendar



  • Carmina Burana in Houston
Carmina Burana in Houston
  • July 28th, 2014

Gilad will be making his Houston area debut when he sings the Tenor solo in Orff’s Carmina Burana in May 2015 with the Houston Choral Society.

Ticket info will be posted as it becomes available



  • VOGELSANG in The Impresario
VOGELSANG in The Impresario
  • July 15th, 2014

NEXT SHOW: Gilad will be performing the role of the tenor in Mozart’s short comic opera The Impresario with the North Shore Music Festival on Long Island.

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  • TONY in West Side Story
TONY in West Side Story
  • June 30th, 2014

JUST ADDED: Click the PRESS tab to read the great reviews of Gilad’s performance as TONY in St. Petersburg Opera’s production of West Side Story in

Also click the RECORDINGS tab to listen to “Something’s Coming” and “Maria”!



  • BRIGHELLA with The Ariadne Project
BRIGHELLA with The Ariadne Project
  • May 8th, 2014

Gilad joined the first ever New York City “Pop-Up Opera”: The Ariadne Project with the Strauss @ 150 Orchestra. Opera for the people, funded by the people!  He’ll be singing the roles of Brighella and the Offizier.